The New Haven Free Public Library, in partnership with the Yale Affinity Groups, is excited to continue this new book club for families focusing on topics of social importance! This month we focus on people with disabilities with a reading of What Happened to YOU?, by James Catch-pole. Come for the reading, and stay for the discussion! Questions? Call (203) 946-8129. No registration is required. Join us via the Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/97875618425?pwd=VU13MDM3OGJmV3VEVUdXdjRuN1FFUT09#success
Join the Working Women’s Network, Yale Peabody Museum, and the New Haven Free Public Library for a dinosaur event.
The Division of Vertebrate Paleontology houses one of the most important vertebrate fossil collections in North America, including many of the first dinosaurs ever discovered and named. This behind-the-scenes tour is your chance to see where fossilized bones from well-known dinosaurs like Brontosaurus, Apatosaurus, Camarasaurus and Stegosaurs are stored.
The New Haven Free Public Library, in partnership with the Yale Affinity Groups, is excited to continue this new book club for families focusing on topics of social importance! This month we focus on Immigration with a reading of Introducing Islandborn by Junot Díaz. Come for the reading, and stay for the discussion! Questions? Call (203) 946-8129. No registration is required. Join us via the Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/97875618425?pwd=VU13MDM3OGJmV3VEVUdXdjRuN1FFUT09#success
In celebration of Black History Month, the Yale Women’s Athletic Network and Yale Bulldogs for Change have partnered to host a guest panel highlighting Black Yale athletics alumni. The discussion will include their Black student-athlete experience at Yale, authentic allyship, navigating their careers, supporting Black women, leadership, and their motivation for social justice and community building.
Patricia Melton ’83 (Women’s Track & Field)
Francine Chew ’00 (Women’s Crew)
Stephany Reaves-Couper ’10 (Women’s Track & Field)
Join us for this virtual discussion with Margo Okazawa-Rey—educator, writer, and social justice activist—who will be discussing the importance of and steps to building feminist solidarities to resist gendered, racialized, classed violence, militarism, and conflict in the U.S. and across the world. A founding member of the Combahee River Collective and well known for her transnational feminist advocacy, Prof.
Join Yale’s eight affinity groups for a community-building panel discussion with representatives from Yale and New Haven law enforcement leaders.
The world around us is changing quickly and at times may seem overwhelming, which, if we are not careful, can lead to feelings of burnout and exhaustion. But there are simple tools and basic practices we can employ to help us navigate these changes and perhaps even grow from them. Join Danielle Casioppo, MS, Education Specialist and certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor with Being Well at Yale, for an exploration of simple daily practices to boost resilience and reduce stress, even in the midst of challenging times.
Join Yale’s Affinity groups for a pre-Halloween dance party!!! Feel free to wear your costumes as we party with DJ Christine.
Complete this form to request great Halloween and dance songs: https://forms.gle/D5f2DHf5V5RbBsDT6.
Join us for a night of costumes, laughs, and a whole bunch of family fun! Join into absurd deathmatch of Trivia Murder Party 2. Use your phones or tablets as controllers and play with other members of the WWN! No purchase necessary to participate. Join us via Zoom at 6 pm on Friday, October 23rd.
Be sure to come dressed in your scariest or funniest Halloween costume because there will be a costume contest at the end of the night! Please note that this game is not suitable for children under the age of 8.