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June 2020

YANA Virtual Town Hall: Four Yale Nonprofits Fighting Inequality

June 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Fighting Inequality: Four Yale Nonprofits Please join us as we spotlight the work of four high-impact nonprofits led by Yale alums YANA Town Hall Wednesday, June 24 | 6:30 PM EDT All welcome to attend; Registration required *** REGISTER SPEAKERS Joe English ‘17: Founder & ED, Hope in a Box, which recognizes the prominent roles that LGBTQ people have played throughout history and across cultures. Joe and his team work with educators to fight against LGBTQ discrimination by cultivating inclusive environments and…

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July 2020

YANA Virtual Town Hall: July 2020

July 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hope to see you online! Looking forward to seeing many of you on Wednesday, July 29th! Please join us as we continue shining the spotlight on Yale alumni leaders fighting inequality and social injustice Register here.  *** You Are Invited Fighting Inequality: Four Yale Nonprofits Please join us as we continue shining the spotlight on Yale alumni leaders fighting inequality and social injustice YANA Town Hall Wednesday, July 29 | 6:30 PM EDT All welcome to attend; Registration required *** SPEAKERS…

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August 2020

YC Connect: Food Distribution with Queens Liberation Project

August 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

FOOD DISTRIBUTION WITH QUEENS LIBERATION PROJECT WITH THE NEW YORK 4TH SERVICE PLATOON AUGUST 22, 2020 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM LOCATION: THE FIRST REFORMED CHURCH OF ASTORIA 2726 12th St, Astoria, NY 11102 Astoria, NY CONTACT: Daquane Mays [email protected] (347) 344-7929 The Queens Platoon is getting back into the swing of things, despite the pandemic we are currently in right now. Join us as we partner with Queens Liberation Project to Redistribute Food across the Astoria and surrounding areas…

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September 2020

Natural Areas Conservancy: Climate Week NYC

September 21, 2020 - September 27, 2020

Mark your calendar! Tune in from September 21-27 for Climate Week NYC — the largest climate summit taking place this year. Join the Natural Areas Conservancy as we host events exploring how New York City’s natural resources play a pivotal role in mitigating climate change. We’ll also share our latest work in climate adaptation, including new tools and research that advance the city’s planning, restoration, and conservation efforts now and into the future. Tuesday, September 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.…

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YANA Virtual Town Hall: Social Entrepreneurs Fighting Inequality

September 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hope to see you online! Looking forward to seeing many of you on Wednesday, Sept. 30th! Please join us as we spotlight social entrepreneurs fighting inequality by democratizing access to essential resources. Register here.  ***   Fighting Inequality by Democratizing Access Please join us as we spotlight social entrepreneurs fighting inequality by democratizing access to essential resources. YANA Town Hall Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 | 6:30 PM EDT *** REGISTER SPEAKERS Tim McChristian ‘77 is the Executive Director of Madison Square Boys and…

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October 2020

YC Connect: 28th Ave Beach Cleanup with TMC Queen’s Platoon

October 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

28th Ave Beach Cleanup with The Mission Continues Building Up & Breaking Down October 24,2020 10:00 AM-03:00 PM 28th Ave Beach: 119-6 28th Ave, Queens, NY 11354 Event Overview Join the Queens Platoon as we partner up again with Coastal Prevention Network to build up on the 28th ave beach. Some of the tasks we will be focusing on are the following: 1. There are steps that leads to the beach that are on their last leg. We need volunteers who…

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YANA Virtual Town Hall | Fighting Inequality Outside the US: Lessons Learned From Abroad

October 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hope to see you online! Looking forward to seeing many of you on Wednesday, Oct. 28th! Please join us as we spotlight the impact of Yale alumni leaders Neal Keny-Guyer and Mick Hirsch in fighting inequality, extreme poverty, and social injustice overseas.   We are also featuring an Election Special with Tiffany Gardner, CEO of ReflectUS, a national coalition advancing the number of women serving in public office across America.  Register here.  ***   Fighting Inequality by Democratizing Access Please join us…

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December 2020

YANA Virtual Town Hall | Fighting Inequality: Democratizing Access to Education

December 2, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hope to see you online! Looking forward to seeing many of you on Wednesday, Dec. 2nd! Details to follow Register here.  *** Fighting Inequality: Democratizing Access to Education Please join us as we spotlight change-makers advancing educational opportunities through affirmative action and pre-college services. YANA Town Hall Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 | 6:30 PM EDT *** REGISTER SPEAKERS Cara McClellan ’10, ’15 LAW is Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the premier legal organization fighting for racial justice, where she works primarily on increasing…

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January 2021

YC Connect: MLK Day of Service w/ The Mission Continues

January 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

YC Connect & The Mission Continues MLK - 134 st Community Space & Garden Build! Saturday, Feb. 16, 2021 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET 134th St Community Lot 521 134th Street New York City, NY 10031 *** DETAILS & REGISTER Come join us to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by practicing what he preached and help connect the people of Harlem with the building of a Community Space and Garden on 134th Street. The 134th…

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YC Connect: Meal Delivery with DOROT

January 24, 2021 - January 25, 2021

Meal Delivery with DOROT Jan. 24 & 25, 2021 Deliver a package of treats and useful supplies & share warmth and companionship over the phone with an older neighbor! Here's how it works: Check in at DOROT to collect the package. Drop off the package at the senior's front door. Connect with the senior by phone to share good wishes. Dates: Sunday, January 24 (Primarily Upper East Side drop-off locations) Monday, January 25 (Primarily Upper West Side drop-off locations) Pick-Up…

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YANA Virtual Town Hall: UN Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hope to see you online! Looking forward to seeing many of you on Wednesday, Jan. 27th! Register here.  ***   YANA Virtual Town Hall: In honor of the UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day Please join us in exploring work towards peace and anti-hate YANA Town Hall Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 | 6:30 PM EDT *** REGISTER SPEAKER BIOS *** This meeting will be held on Zoom Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpd-yoqzIpH9LiWAeWhciOZdCZoYwWMsCw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email…

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February 2021

YC Connect: Grab & Go Meals for the Homeless

February 13, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Provide Grab & Go Meals for the Homeless Manhattan Church of Christ Date/Time: Saturday, February 13, 20 and 27, 9am - noon Location: Manhattan Church of Christ, 48 East 80th Street Ages: Everyone can participate Time Commitment: Varies The Saturday Lunch Program provides hot meals to the homeless with dignity and compassion. All shifts are family-friendly. Volunteers help prepare meals, place meals in to-go containers, place to-go containers in bags, and distribute meals to guests, as well as distribute coffee, tea & bottled water, while observing safety…

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