Please find below a complete list of the 91 groups with profiles on Dwight Hall Match.
ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)The ACLU Yale College Chapter works to protect civil liberties in both our local and extended communities. AIESEC YaleAIESEC offers students international internship opportunities in order to promote global cultural understanding. Alpha Kappa AlphaSince 1908, the sisterhood of Alpha Kappa Alpha continues to empower communities through exemplary service initiatives and progressive programs.Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.The Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. aims to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the cause of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid downtrodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic, and intellectual status.American Red Cross at YaleAmerican Red Cross at Yale promotes service and activism for health-related issues on the Yale campus and in New Haven. Amnesty International at YaleAmnesty International at Yale works to free prisoners of conscience, gain fair trials for political prisoners, end torture, political killings and "disappearances," and abolish the death penalty throughout the world.Arab Student AssociationOur group's mission is to break down stereotypes, and create a bridge between the Arab and Arab- American community and the Yale Campus. This also extends to giving back to the larger New Haven community, especially when it comes to the needs of immigrants from the Arab world, and public high schools and institutions that wish for ASA volunteers to represent the Middle East in presentations and informatory campaigns. Best BuddiesBest Buddies matches Yale undergraduates in one-to-one friendships with members of the New Haven community who have intellectual disabilities. Black Church at Yale (BCAY)The Black Church at Yale (BCAY) is a multiracial, interdenominational, student-based Christian church that worships in the African American tradition. Black Students Alliance at Yale (BSAY)The Black Student Alliance at Yale (BSAY) is a multi-cultural organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of Black students at Yale through political action, community action, and social events. BOLD (Bilingual Organization for Language Development)Bold is committed to helping bilingual and non-native English speakers in New Haven Public Schools. BridgesBridges provides free English as a Second Language Tutoring to members of the New Haven Community. Bringing Relief Every Day (BRED) (a YHHAP Project)Bringing Relief Every Day, or BRED, is a YHHAP food recycling project committed to strengthening ties between the Yale and New Haven communities.Coaches for the CommunityCoaches for the Community provide organized athletic opportunities to New Haven youth. College Council for CARECollege Council for CARE works towards sustainable solutions to poverty for the world's poorest communities. Community Based Learning InitiativeThe mission of Community-Based Learning is to create and support academic opportunities for Yale students to improve their research skills through mutually beneficial partnerships with community organizations and government agencies in New Haven. Faculty, students, and community members benefit from a program that: deepens classroom discussion and understanding of course material; creates original field research opportunities; and provides much-needed academic resources to local organizations and agencies.
Community Health EducatorsCommunity Health Educators write and teach a health curriculum composed of a series of workshops in local public high schools and middle schools. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.Delta Sigma Theta is a historically African-American service sorority, with participating groups from other New Haven area colleges. DEMOSDemos aims to bring fun and exciting science demonstrations into New Haven elementary schools. Our pairs of volunteers spend one hour per week completing a science experiment and explaining the concepts. We also have teams doing larger auditorium presentations for Demos Assemblies, and pairs who go out and teach kids about astronomy in an inflatable planetarium.Not recruiting at this timeWork study or stipendDwight Hall Academic Mentoring ProgramDHAMPY pairs 15 Yale students, Class of 2011, with 30 middle school students from Wexler-Grant Elementary School for three years of tutoring.Classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015 onlyWork study or stipendDwight Hall Early Childhood Education FellowsEarly Childhood Education Fellows work 6-8 hours a week in high quality childcare centers and participate in a twice monthly seminar on child development and government policy relating to young children.Work study or stipendDwight Hall Management FellowsManagement Fellows complete a paid, yearlong business internship in which they learn about the complex issues involved in non-profit management through hands-on experience tackling a diversity of relevant projects.Work study or stipendDwight Hall Marketing FellowsDwight Hall Marketing Fellows seek to integrate public service into the lives of all undergraduates at Yale.Work study or stipendDwight Hall Public School Intern ProgramPublic School Interns serve as liaisons between Yale volunteers/organizations and an assigned New Haven public school to ensure that the needs of each school are being met and that volunteers are being used effectively.Work study or stipendDwight Hall Urban Fellows ProgramUrban fellows work with New Haven Community organizations to address challenges of urban living such as economic development, neighborhood strengthening, family empowerment, and community health.Elm City Echo (a YHHAP project)YHHAP’s newest group, this project is founding a newspaper with content created by and for the homeless community in New Haven. Our mission is to create economic and expressive opportunity for marginalized members of the New Haven community experiencing extreme poverty and homelessness.Elmseed Enterprise FundFOCUS on New HavenFOCUS introduces rising sophomores to the city of New Haven through a week-long pre-Camp Yale program, which emphasizes service and pressing issues facing the community. GEM (Girl Empowered Magazine)Girl-Empowered Mentoring and Magazine works with female New Haven high school students to help them produce a magazine about womenâ€™s issues as well as mentor the girls on different issues affecting their lives. Genocide Action ProjectThe Genocide Action Project (Gen-Act; formerly Yale STAND) is an undergraduate student organization at Yale University dedicated to ending and preventing genocide and related conflicts around the world.Girls RunGirls Run is an after school program for fourth to sixth grade girls that encourages healthy lifestyles through running!Grandparents for YaliesHabitat for HumanityYale Habitat for Humanity integrates the Yale community in providing home ownership opportunities for low-income families through collaboration with Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven.
Hunger Heroes (a YHHAP Project)Hunger Heroes is the undergraduate branch of the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen, a New Haven organization that serves meals to the hungry in New Haven.Instrumental ConnectionInstrumental Connection is made up of Yale students dedicated to bringing music to children in the New Haven community who otherwise could not afford music lessons.IRIS Student OrganizationJews for JusticeJews for Justice is a pluralistic community of Jews united by a commitment to pursuing social and economic justice at Yale, in New Haven, across America, and around the world.Kitchen to Kitchen (a YHHAP Project)Kitchen to Kitchen (K2K) is a food rescue program that aims to recover food that would otherwise go to waste and redirect it to New Haven’s Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK).Luther House TutoringLuther House is a small group of Yale students who tutor elementary and middle-school aged children once a week in the Hill neighborhood around Resurrection Lutheran Church.Mathcounts OutreachMathcounts aims to increase enthusiasm for and achievement in middle school mathematics.
MEChAMEChA de Yale seeks to foster, empower, and strengthen the Chicano community in the Yale-New Haven area through communication and cooperation.Mind MattersMind Matters, the undergraduate mental health organization at Yale, is dedicated to encouraging a more open and tolerant atmosphere towards mental health among our college community. Mind Matters is dedicated to informing the community about mental health services available on campus. Working with Yale College Council and other organizations in Dwight Hall, we hope to create the least stressful environment in which to live and learn. Throughout the year, we host study breaks to de-stress, drink tea, and even nap. We also organize film screenings and lectures that raise awareness about different disorders. Look out for our newsletters on mental health--they're funny and informative!Muslim Student AssociationA key part of our mission is to educate both the Yale and New Haven communities about Islam. This often involves service work such as helping refugees, mentoring New Haven students, and charity and political awareness projects about other parts of the world.New Haven ActionNew Haven Action is a non-partisan organization that works on issue-based campaigns in New Haven to empower community members.New Haven Cares (a YHHAP Project)New Haven Cares is a voucher program providing Yale students with an alternative to giving cash to panhandlers.No Closed Doors (a YHHAP Project)A walk-in case management agency assisting clients with employment, housing and public benefits.Nourish InternationalNourish International invites students at colleges across the country to be a part of the solution to global poverty.Operation SmileThe mission of the Operation Smile Club at Yale is to raise both funds for and awareness of cleft palate and facial deformities that traumatically affect children around the world, especially in third world countries. We host fundraisers and teach the community about these issues and what people can do to make a difference.PALSPALS is a tutoring and mentoring group that allows Yale students to develop one-on-one relationships with children from the New Haven area.Peace by P.E.A.C.EPeace by PEACE teaches non-violent conflict resolution skills to 5th and 6th graders through games, role plays, and discussions.Prison Education Project (a YHHAP Project)The Prison Education Project (PEP) works toward a more equitable criminal justice system through prison tutoring and advocacy.Project Homeless Connect (a YHHAP project)YHHAP Board members are researching the possibility of reinstating Project Homeless Connect sites in the New Haven area. Project Homeless Connect events are held on a regular basis in cities around the country, such as Raleigh-Durham, NC; Nashville, TN; and Danbury, CT. (Read about 2010's Danbury event here.) These are one-day, client-centered events which offer everything from social and health care services to hair cuts and clothing, all under one roof. Project Homeless Connect events also occurred in the New Haven region in 2007 and 2008. YHHAP members are working to evaluate the feasibility of returning PHC to New Haven by compiling information on the 2007 and 2008 events and assessing what services would be most needed at a 2011 PHC.Reach Out: The Yale College Partnership for International ServiceReach Out offers students opportunities to learn about, travel to, and work in developing countries around the world.Roosevelt InstituteThe Roosevelt Institution at Yale is a founding chapter of the nation's first progressive student
think tank.RotaractRotaract is the college student arm of Rotary International.Salt of the EarthSalt of the Earth is committed to exploring the intersection of Christian faith and social justice through fellowship, prayer, discussion and action.Shelter Now (a YHHAP Project)A fundraising and awareness campaign to support winter homeless shelters in New Haven. (Fall Only)SMArT - Science and Math Acheiver TeamsSMArT promotes interest in science and improves problem-solving skills by providing each child with a caring Yale student-mentor who will help instill positive values and academic motivation by serving as a role model and friend.Social Justice Network (SJN)SJN is a coalition of groups and individuals working for social justice and social change at Yale, in New Haven, and beyond. Social Justice Network: Coalition for Campus UnityCCU is a collective of member groups and concerned students working to build a socially conscious and responsible community at Yale.Social Justice Network: Undergraduate Organizing CommitteeThe Undergraduate Organizing Committee (UOC) was formed in by Yale students in 2002 in order to organize around issues of social and economic justice at Yale and in New Haven.Social Justice Network: YNAACPThe NAACP is a national civil rights organization, created in 1909, which seeks to fight racism and prejudice in all facets of American life.SPLATTER! MagazineSplatter! Magazine encourages creative expression in New Haven students by holding writing and illustration workshops in local middle schools. Summer BudsSummer Buds is a reading program which pairs Yalies staying in New Haven over the summer with middle-achieving middle schoolers from New Haven public schools to read with them for two evenings a week for three hours total.SynergyTest GroupThis is a test group for testing coordinator notifications.Thi[NK]Thi[NK] seeks to advocate for human rights, political and religious freedom, and humanitarian aid for North Korea. Tutoring in Elementary Schools (TIES)TIES provides tutoring and special project assistance to children in New Haven public elementary schools. Unite for SightRaise funds for providing free eye care to people in impoverished regions of developing countries.
Provide education about eye care and free services to local school teachers and community center leaders.Unity House (a YHHAP Project)Unity House is a drop-in homeless shelter where we are building relationships based on good conversation and mutual respect between Yale students and the homeless men and women of New Haven. Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM)UAEM's mission is to (1) make sure that the drugs developed at Yale are available to people around the world, (2) increase the amount of research conducted on neglected diseases that primarily impact people in poor countries.
Yale's UAEM chapter provides a perfect location for leveraging super-local action for tremendous impact on global health. We have a wide array of projects that students can get involved with and multiple opportunities for truly meaningful activism, education, and leadership.
Urban Debate LeagueThe Urban Debate League promotes debate in New Haven Public Schools. World Micro-MarketWorld Micro-Market is a fair trade organization connected to cooperatives from Guatemala to Afghanistan. We advocate for ethical consumerism and fair trade at Yale, in New Haven and abroad. WYSE - Women and Youth Supporting Each OtherWYSE is a curriculum-based mentoring program that provides 8th grade girls in New Haven the resources and support necessary to make healthy personal decisions and to become community leaders.Y(outh)HHAP (a YHHAP project)The youth hunger and homelessness action project, y(outh)hhap, is a program of yhhap, the yale hunger and homelessness action project. We aim to educate and mobilize groups of middle and high school students on the issue of homelessness in and around new haven. We work with groups in schools, religious congregations, and social organizations. Visit http://www.yale.edu/yhhap/youth-hhap/ to learn more about us; or, if you’re already involved, learn up on the issue and explore further ways to take action.Yale AIDS WalkAIDS Walk New Haven is a 5K walk to raise money to provide support services to individuals and families infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in the greater New Haven community. Our goals are to raise money, increase public awareness, promote prevention through advocacy, and unite the Yale-New Haven community against stigma, apathy and infection.Yale Black Men's UnionThe Yale Black Men's Union was founded in the fall of 2007 to support, empower, and unite black men on Yale's Campus. The BMU also aims to serve Yale and the surrounding community through activities, events, and collaborative efforts that enrich the environment and enhance the lives of all people.Yale Children's TheaterYCT is an undergraduate organization dedicated to using creative expression to bring joy to children and Yalies alike.Yale College Chess ClubThe Yale College Chess Club was established for the purpose of promoting chess in the Yale/New Haven community and throughout the world.Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project (YHHAP)YHHAP is an undergraduate umbrella organization dedicated to fighting hunger and homelessness in the New Haven area and beyond.Yale Public Health CoalitionThe Public Health Coalition is a broad network within the Yale community -- and beyond -- of people who strive to affect positive change in fields relating to public health. It serves as a catalyst for public health activities on campus and an umbrella organization for a wide range of groups, providing students, faculty and the
local community with resources related to issues in public health. Member groups vary from organizations such as Yale AIDS Walk to Community Health Educators to YHHAP.
http://yalestation.org/publichealthYale Student Environmental Coalition (YSEC)The Yale Student Environmental Coalition (YSEC) is Yale's main undergraduate environmental group. We are committed to creating sustainable and socially responsible policy and lifestyles at Yale and in New Haven.Yale Students for Boys and Girls Club of New HavenThe Boys and Girls Club of New Haven is an after-school club that "inspires and enables all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens." Major activities include playing with the children and helping with homework.
Yale Undergraduate Philanthropic Society (YUPS)YUPS is a community service group dedicated to leadership, friendship, and service. Yale Undergraduate Students for UNICEFYale Undergraduate Students for UNICEF is the official campus branch of the of the U.S Fund for UNICEF, dedicated to supporting UNICEF's humanitarian relief mission globally and locally, through fundraising, advocacy, and community service. Yale Undergraduates at CT Hospice (YUCH)YUCH volunteers provide real patient care at the CT Hospice facility, which provides around-the-clock care to patients and their families, as they cope with an irreversible illness.Yale VITA Project (a YHHAP and Urban Fellows project)The Yale VITA project is one of several sites in New Haven where low-income individuals can receive free tax preparation services. For many people, these services allow them to benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit. The VITA program operates two evenings a week out of our No Closed Doors office from January through mid-April.YHHAP Book Exchange (a YHHAP project)The YHHAP Book Exchange is a fundraiser designed to reduce textbook costs for Yalies, raise money for charity, and make Yale a greener, more sustainable campus.
Every year at Yale, thousands of coursebooks get thrown out or left unwanted on bookshelves and in storage boxes. The YHHAP Book Exchange hopes to change that, so more of these textbooks and course packets can be reused by other Yalies.
We collect unwanted textbooks and course packets and offer them back to Yale students at reduced prices—we currently offer books at 50% of their cost at the Yale Bookstore. Yalies save money on textbooks, and all the money we raise help shelter women and children in New Haven.YHHAP Fast (a YHHAP project)Once every semester, YHHAP organizes the YHHAP fast—when students can choose to give up their meal swipes for a day and the proceeds are donated to combat hunger and homelessness in New Haven. The fast is operated in conjunction with Yale Dining Services, and typically involves other undergraduate organizations and local New Haven restaurants and businesses as well. The Fall 2010 Fast raised over $14,000 for the Shelter Now campaign.Youth Together High SchoolWe are a youth mentoring group that goes to Wilbur Cross High School every Friday afternoon.Youth Together Middle SchoolOne-on-one mentoring and tutoring of middle school students in language arts and creative writing.
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