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Hi Dwight Hall! 

Welcome back to Yale! I hope you all found a way to continue your passion for service and social justice this summer!

For those of you who are receiving this newsletter for the first time, my name is Joe Breen and I am the Public Relations Coordinator for Dwight Hall, the center for community service and social justice at Yale. Dwight Hall is the umbrella organization for 85+ member groups that fall into three boarder networks (Education, Social Justice and Public Health). As part of my job, I compile this weekly newsletter, the D-Holla, which includes all the community service and social justice announcements and events on campus, so you can know whats going on, and you can advertise for your own group. If you'd like to include something in an upcoming newsletter, you can add it yourself here:, or e-mail me ( This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript ) with the event/announcement information and I will be sure to add it myself!

Additionally, I am here if you have any PR needs. I can help design fliers or take photographs at your event.  Whatever you need, please feel free to ask!

Today's newsletter is a very exciting one. Below you will find the first meeting times for many of our member groups. If you are intrigued by a member group listed, but dont know much about it, or if you are just interested in exploring all of the options open to you through Dwight Hall, you can find all the information about our member groups here:

Dwight Hall also has three important events coming up, so you'll want to mark your calendars for these:

1. Dwight Hall Bazaar Wednesday, September 15th. 7:00 - 9:00pm. Dwight Hall. Come to hear from and sign up for some of our 85+ member groups and institutional programs. There will be groups at the Dwight Hall Bazaar that were not at the Yale activities Bazaar, so don't miss out!

2. Freshmen Day of ServiceSaturday, September 11th, 10:15am 2:00pm. Dwight Hall. The Freshmen Day of Service is an introduction to service in New Haven. Groups of freshmen, led by upperclassmen with Dwight Hall experience, will volunteer at great New Haven non-profits, making a difference in just a few hours of hands-on work. Along the way, you'll learn about all the opportunities New Haven and Dwight Hall have to offer to serve your community throughout the year. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

To sign up, please visit click here Make sure to do it before the 8th to make sure you get breakfast and lunch! Feel free to direct all questions to Alexandra Brodsky: This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript Alexandra This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript .

3. Distinguished Mentor Kevin Salwen Thrusday, September 23rd, 4:00pm. Dwight Hall Chapel. Talk with the author of The Power of Half about his familys decision to donate half of their wealth to charity.

Finally if you have any questions about Dwight Hall, any one of our three networks, 85+ member groups, institutional programs, or the events above or below, please ask me!

This is going to be a great semester!