Voices and Stories Archive

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

Engineers Without Borders Preparing for May Trip

Published March 6, 2017
Engineers Without Borders to assess the implementation of a water catchment and distribution systemEngineers Without Boarders group photo

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

Thi(NK) hosts North Korean defector and human rights activist Ji Seong Ho

Published March 1, 2017
"His resilience and dedication to the North Korean people inspired us."

Dwight Hall chooses social ventures to support

Published February 27, 2017
Dwight Hall's First Social Innovation Lab Cohort Announced

YDN: Freshmen shadow Dwight Hall leaders

Published February 9, 2017
Dwight Hall is Committed to Fostering Leadership in Service

Roberts: Giving Thanks

Published November 29, 2016
William Roberts reflects on the importance of service work at Yale and beyond

2nd Chance Society Starts Here

Published November 25, 2016
Devon Geyelin YC '16 highlights important work taking place in New HavenNew Haven Independent