City-Wide Open Studios Explores Wellbeing at Yale West Campus
For the past 21 years, New Haven artists have opened their homes and studios to the public for three weekends in October. This year, acting on a suggestion from Yale-affiliated Artspace board members, Executive Director Helen Kauder selected Building 410, on Yale West Campus, to host the final weekend.
Healing Veterans Through Art
Recently, veterans were offered the opportunity to take part in "The Veterans Fellowship Program that connected them with art, creative spaces, and different modes of representation. Inspired by Artspace New Haven's City-Wide Open Studios festival for 2018, Deborah Lehman Di Capua created the program in order to help local veterans express themselves.
StreetCred: offering better health through tax refunds
Pediatricians at Yale’s School of Medicine have joined together with lawyers and community advocates in an unusual approach to improving health among poor children—by helping parents put more money in their pockets when they file their tax returns. By reducing poverty—a recognized risk factor in poor health outcomes—they hope to keep children healthy.