Yale Postdoctoral Trainees

at home: Artists in Conversation | Jadé Fadojutimi

Jadé Fadojutimi talks with Julia Carver, curator, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Fadojutimi will discuss her studio practice and her recent projects.
Born in London in 1993, Fadojutimi is a British artist of Nigerian heritage. Her abstract paintings are often monumental in scale and make use of elements such as grids, layers, and disparate marks that create a sense of continual transformation. She refers to her paintings as “emotional landscapes” in which she questions everyday experiences, memories, and self-knowledge.

Talking to Teens: Communication for Connection and Safety

Studies show that youth who feel they can talk with their parents are less likely to engage in risky behaviors such as promiscuity, using substances, violence, etc. However, it’s easy to have breakdowns when talking with teens, especially about their struggles. Many of us want to help our kids to feel better and even fix their problems…which actually doesn’t help. This class will help you recognize barriers to connecting positively and apply strategies that will improve your communication during this confusing developmental stage.
After this workshop, you will be able to:

How To Sell Yourself

Join the Working Women’s Network and Yale African American Affinity Group for an interactive career development panel on elevator pitch, informational interviewing, networking, and LinkedIn. This event will give you skills to navigate your next career venture.

Panelists will include:

Alina Colossale, Early Career Development Specialist
Nakisha Jones, Talent Acquisition Recruiter
Earl McCoy, Jr., Diversity Program Coordinator
Marinda Monfilston, Senior Diversity Coordinator
Fallon Thomas, New Haven Hiring Initiative Community Liaison

Together We Stand, Men's Event

On June 11th, Vaughn Signatures will be hosting its first Men’s Event, titled, Together We Stand. The event will be held at the Crystal Ball Room in Naugatuck, CT. The purpose of this event is to offer a safe space and platform for fathers and all males to provoke change, awareness, and bonding. The event will include expert speakers to discuss a variety of topics, that aim to Equip, Educate and Empower men within their communities. Each attendee will be provided a meal and a free giveaway.
Location: Crystal Room 98 School Street Naugatuck, CT 06770

VIRTUAL: Kitchen Talk: Food Histories, Literature, and Afro-Asian Archives in the Americas

Join the Association of Asian American Yale Alumni and Kitchen Marronage for a virtual kitchen talk with novelist Monique Truong (YC’90) and Dr. Tao Leigh Goffe (GSAS ‘15). Together the two will explore Afro-Asian intimacies in the culinary archives of colonial encounter. A special recipe will be distributed to participants beforehand.

11th Annual Free Market & Health Fair

New Haven Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in partnership with the Epsilon Iota Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., will celebrate their 11th Annual event on Saturday, June 10, 2023. Join us for the day as you shop for free clothing, shoes, household items, books and more. There will be food and health screenings available on-site. Donations are being collected now! Please sort and drop off during one of the collection dates below.

Pressing Onward: The Imperative Resilience of Latina Migrant Mothers

Pressing Onward centers the stories of mothers who migrated from Latin America, settled in New Haven, Connecticut, and overcame trauma and ongoing adversity to build futures for their children. These migrant mothers enact imperative resilience, engaging cognitive and social strategies to resist racial, economic and gender-based oppression to seguir adelante, or press onward.
Meet author Jessica P. Cerdeña, Ph.D. and be a part of the conversation with interviewer Jenny Medina Morris, Managing Director and Consultant, Omniculture Communications.

VIRTUAL: The 50/50 Campaign Virtual Learning Session

Join YWCA Hartford Region, Yale’s Affinity Groups, and The New Haven Club of The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club’s Inc. for a virtual learning session about the 50/50 Campaign, an initiative to promote gender equity and racial diversity on municipal boards and commissions. The 50/50 Campaign educates and encourages community members to join their local municipal boards and commissions to ensure residents have a voice in the decision-making process and help improve the quality of life for their community.

Fair Haven Day

Join us for a parade and festival celebrating community, local art and artists, culture, sports, creativity, entrepreneurship, and partnership, presented by and for the Fair Haven neighborhood. Fair Haven Day begins with the Fair Haven Community Parade organized by the Mary Wade Home, followed by a full day of activities at the Arts & Ideas Fair Haven Neighborhood Festival.
Saturday, May 6, 12-6 pm. Fair Haven School. 164 Grand Avenue.
Co-sponsored by the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies

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