Yale honors U.S. high school juniors for their community engagement

Fifteen high school juniors have been honored as recipients of the 2018 Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement. The award, which was established in 2016 by the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM).

Read Executive Director Peter Crumlish’s thoughts from the article below and click through to read more about the award and recipients.

“I am deeply inspired by the passion and engagement of these students who found ways to make public service not only a part of their lives but in fact a fierce commitment to making a difference in the world,” said Peter Crumlish, executive director and general secretary of Dwight Hall at Yale, the center for public service and social justice.

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