Brooklyn Brauner
Staff Reporter
Brooklyn Brauner serves as a beat reporter for the City desk, covering Nonprofits and Social Services in New Haven, in addition to serving as the Thursday Newsletter Editor. Originally from Wisconsin, she is currently a sophomore in Grace Hopper College on the BA/MA track in Political Science.
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The Ivy League for Morocco Disaster Relief mobilizes days after earthquake, continues fundraising efforts

Students from Yale, Brown, Cornell, Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania are fundraising to aid humanitarian relief efforts in Morocco in the aftermath of a seven point magnitude earthquake.

Students for Educational Justice pushes to redefine representation in New Haven Public Schools

The youth-led organization, which was launched in 2017, is continuing to push for racial and educational justice by creating spaces for open discussion.

Yale Prison Education Initiative to extend curriculum to a second prison and hold first graduation ceremony

With a $1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation, YPEI now has the capacity to offer a wider range of courses, establish a fellows program and partner with the University of New Haven.

New Haven high school students tour Alexion Pharmaceuticals

To shift the standard attitude towards science education, tenth-grade teacher Huân M. Ngô introduced his students to the bioscience industries of New Haven.

Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II speaks at YDS as Curran Distinguished Mentor

Rev. Dr. Barber II delivered a speech that reiterated his life’s work as a social justice activist, pastor and Yale professor.

Law and Racial Justice Center to present symposium on prison life sentences

The “Facing Life Symposium,” hosted in the Yale Law School on March 30 and 31, presents digital testimonies of 100 people serving life without the possibility of parole.

New Haveners rally on the Green for early childcare funding

The New Haven community mobilized for a rally on Wednesday morning to protest Governor Ned Lamont’s budget regarding early childhood education and care.

Students for Sensible Drug Policy at Yale promotes spiking prevention product campus-wide

President Amanda Ivatorov ’24 and her team are working to prevent drink spiking at social events on and around Yale’s campus.

Online storytelling platform Istoria aims to connect Yale and New Haven

Co-founders Elijah Maletz SOM ’22 and Pranav Daryanani SOM ’22 spoke to the News about the role of storytelling in community bonding and self-expression.

Yale Creative Society promotes artistic expression

The YCS, a student organization within the Yale Law School, upholds the ideals of creativity to engage with classmates and the community alike, as well as to combat poor mental health in legal professions.

Barbara Earl Thomas contextualizes Grace Hopper’s new windows in talk on campus

Barbara Earl Thomas returns to New Haven to discuss her recent commission with Painter and Printmaker Christopher Paul Jordan, ART ’23