The Middletown Thanksgiving Project

As a part of the Middletown Thanksgiving Project, this year Wesleyan students, staff, and faculty members contributed to the making of 700 Thanksgiving Baskets!

Partners in the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project are Community Renewal Team, Cross Street AME Zion Church, Fellowship Church, Heritage Commons, Liberty Bank Foundation, Middlesex County Community Foundation, Middlesex United Way, the Middletown Interfaith Community, Middletown Kiwanis Club, Middletown Police Department, Middletown Public Schools, Middletown Rotary Club, St. John Roman Catholic Church, St. Luke’s Eldercare Services, St. Vincent De Paul Middletown/Amazing Grace Food Pantry, The Salvation Army, and Wesleyan University.

Those pictured include Eli Walton ’14, OCS Coordinator Diana Martinez ’07, and Director for the Center for Community Partnerships Cathy Lechowicz.





Jelisa Adair

I am the Civic Engagement Fellow for 2013-2014. While a student at Wesleyan I double majored in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and completed a joint thesis during my senior year. I am interested in issues of social justice, mental health, media, and global welfare.