April 2016

April 10, 2016
9:00am Julia's Run For Children, 4-mile Race

Julia’s run for children is held in the memory of Julia Rusinek, who was a rising senior at Yale University at the time of her death in July 1999.

April 11, 2016
3:30pm The Intersectional Internet: Toward an Ethic of Social Justice on the Web

Safiya Umoja Noble, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA, will discuss her new edited book, The Intersectional Internet: Race, Sex, Class and Culture Online, and her research on the politics of race, gender, and exploitation embedded in, and on, the I

April 13, 2016
1:00pm Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great way to connect with others at Yale and in your career specialty but most don’t leverage the many tools that are available.

April 14, 2016
12:00pm FLY Monthly Steering Committee Meeting

We welcome all those who are interested in getting involved and sharing their ideas.

April 15, 2016
12:00pm Lunchtime Paint Break

Whether you are a pro artist or aspiring painter, join FLY for a mid-day paint break at Art Studio Plus to express your inner creativity and take some time to relax. 

6:00pm FLY at Relay for Life

Join the FLY team at this year’s Relay for Life at Payne Whitney Gym and help fight cancer!

Join or Support the FLY Team!

April 16, 2016
10:45am 12th Annual New Haven Aids Walk & 5K Fun Run

Join the fun and help to raise money for a great cause. AIDS Walk New Haven is supported by Yale’s seven affinity groups who will pay your registration fee. For more information about the event, click 

April 17, 2016
11:00am Broadway Open Markets

Shop and stroll through the Broadway Open Markets on select Sundays from 11am – 4pm. Find handcrafted items from more than 20 Connecticut artisans with beautiful pottery, scented candles, soaps, men’s and women’s apparel, home goods, decor, and so much more.

April 18, 2016
12:00pm FLY & WWN Present: Connecticut Campaign for Paid Family Leave Brown Bag Lunch

Want to know where Connecticut stands on getting paid family leave for every eligible person in the state? Paid Family Leave is moving forward in Connecticut with bipartisan support.

April 24, 2016
11:00am Broadway Open Markets

Shop and stroll through the Broadway Open Markets on select Sundays from 11am – 4pm. Find handcrafted items from more than 20 Connecticut artisans with beautiful pottery, scented candles, soaps, men’s and women’s apparel, home goods, decor, and so much more.

12:00pm The 43rd Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Enjoy watching the beautiful cherry trees and enjoy free entertainment in bloom at this historic Wooster Square festival!

Go to the Historic Wooster Square Website for more information.

April 25, 2016
5:00pm Prepare Now For Your Child’s Future w/ Dr. Steve Perry, Educator and Author

FLY, YAAA, YLNG, and WWN are sponsoring Prepare Now for Your Child’s Future, featuring world-renowned author and educator, Dr. Steve Perry. Dr. Perry will discuss why preparation is critical and how to effectively prepare for your child’s future.

April 27, 2016
8:30am What is your Diversity IQ? Test Your Knowledge

Join us for breakfast and an opportunity to get to know Yale’s Seven Affinity Groups. Enter our raffle by participating in fun and engaging in activities we hope will spark conversation, expand ideas of “difference” and highlight the diversity of staff at Yale. Breakfast will be served.

April 28, 2016
5:30pm Dining out for Life - Smoothie Happy Hour

Join FLY, Yale’s Deputy Chief Communications Officer Michael Morand, and Chef/Owner Claire Criscuolo at Claire’s Corner Copia on Thursday, April 28 for a Smoothie Happy Hour from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.