Voices and Stories Archive

Continuing the Legacy: Reflecting on Dwight Hall Alumni Reunion Reception 2017

Published June 27, 2017
To be frank, I began to question whether my generation has had to deal with such intense circumstances while at Yale. One alumnae explicitly posed the question, and I watched as my peers struggled to answer it...AmeriCorps Member and alumni laughing on Dwight Hall Library Couch

Lessons Beyond the Classroom: What I Have Learned Through Finding my Home in Students for Autism Awareness at Yale

Published June 25, 2017
My experience at Wilbur Cross wholly exemplifies exactly why service is so important to me. It’s a symbiotic relationship in which I truly gain just as much as I give... Tshirt decorated and painted

Connecticut nearer the presumption of innocence, but not there yet

Published June 12, 2017
"As organizers with the Connecticut Bail Fund, we see the human costs of the bail system every day..."Ct Viewpoints logo

The Meaning of Mentorship

Published June 9, 2017
"Three years after joining J-Z AMP, I am thankful. Thankful for the lessons that these students have imparted on me. Thankful for the struggles. Thankful for the smiles..."Group of mentees and mentors posing for a picture in front of water and skyline

Washington DC Gathering: A Bridge Between Past and Present

Published May 25, 2017
"Dwight Hall has created a community of compassion for me and thousands of students even long after they depart from Yale..." Group of students speaking to alumni in DC

Yale Hunger Heroes DESK Blog Posts: 1. Beyond Charity: In Search of Justice 2. Separate Plates, Same Table

Published May 19, 2017
"For four years, this has been by far the most significant and meaningful aspect of my time here..."

Dwight Hall at Yale's Annual Public Service Awards May 2017

Published May 19, 2017
The Dwight Hall community has been forever transformed by the value the following award recipients have provided and we are honored to acknowledge the integral role they have played in our growth.

Mandatory minimum sentences are cruel and ineffective. Sessions wants them back.

Published May 15, 2017
As a federal prosecutor and judge, we saw that these policies do not work.The Washington Post logo

Evaluation of the Jones-Zimmermann Academic Mentoring Program (J-Z AMP)

Published May 3, 2017
"At the time, I didn’t realize how idealistic it was to place these expectations on young adolescents as an outsider who wasn’t yet entirely familiar with the school and the New Haven community..."

YPEI plans inmate teaching program

Published April 27, 2017
"Incarcerated people in Connecticut may soon be able to take Yale College courses for academic credit as part of the Yale Prison Education Initiative."Yale Daily News Logo

Panel discusses legalizing recreational weed

Published April 26, 2017
"Hosted by the Yale Students for Sensible Drug Policy, a local chapter of an international initiative to end the war on drugs..."

Welcome A(Board): Congratulations to Dwight Hall's Newest Student Board Members!

Published April 25, 2017
Dwight Hall welcomes on new student Board membersSerena Ly and Keniel Yao smiling in front of the Dwight Hall sign giving a thumbs up

Two "Halls" Come Together During Spring Day of Service 2017: Lyric Hall and Dwight Hall

Published April 20, 2017
John Cavaliere's journey of restoring Lyric Hall has not been easy

CT No. 4 nationally in use of evidence-based policy-making

Published April 17, 2017
Urban Fellow Michael Zanger-Tishler explores how CT uses data to inform policy decisions

PILLARD: Fasting for New Haven

Published April 13, 2017
Aidan Pillard on the importance of the YHHAP Fast

Good Mornings at Sunrise (Café)

Published April 11, 2017
It’s Friday morning, and it’s pancake day...Volunteers around table preparing to serve food

Volunteers Around the World, Peru 2017

Published April 3, 2017
Volunteers Around the World returned to work in Cusco, Perú

Dwight Hall Co-Coordinator Matthew Coffin Chosen as Newman Civic Fellow

Published March 30, 2017
Congratulations to Matthew Coffin!

Yale Daily News: City to hold sixth annual Ride for Vets

Published March 8, 2017
Yale Daily News on Urban Fellow Hedy Gutfreund's role in RIDE for Our Veterans

Reflections on the 22nd Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale

Published March 6, 2017
What do overflowing spaces, breaking it down on the dance floor, and Twitter have in common? They were all part of Black Solidarity Conference 2017