Events

Cardinal Kids: Session II Schedule 2019

This Spring, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships chose Cardinal Kids as a recipient of the 2019 Student Innovation Fund. Organized by George Perez ’20, Jessica Russell ’20, Jenny Chelmow ’19, and Katie Murray ’19, Cardinal Kids started off as a 2018 PCSE Seed Grant Winner, and are now partnering with Wesleyan RJ Julia to bring interactive programming to…

Transformative Youth Leadership: Voice, Power, and Community

Transformative Youth Leadership: Voice, Power, and Community A Community Partner Workshop With Mentor-in-Residence, Laura McCargar This interactive workshop will introduce a framework for understanding youth-led social change, what distinguishes it from other approaches to working with youth, and its unique impact on youth and communities.  All are invited, especially community partners working in youth leadership.  Laura…

Cardinal Community Classic

This Spring, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships chose the 2019 Cardinal Community Classic as a recipient of the 2019 Student Innovation Fund. Organized by Jordan Bonner ’19, JR Bascom ’18, Lina Marzouk ’19, Jordan Sears ’18, Eli Blair-May ’19, Kevin McDonald ’20, Chelsea Cantos ’20, Henry Martellier ’19, Remi French ’20, Austin Hutcherson ’21, Jordan…

Dr. Bettina Love Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Wesleyan’s 12th Annual Commemoration

On Wesleyan’s campus, January 23rd was a day to remember Martin Luther King Jrs.’ legacy and to work on strategies to keep his legacy alive. Students just back from winter break, faculty, staff, and members of the greater Middletown community gathered together for a day of reflection, learning, and building community. Dr. Bettina Love, award-winning…

Exploring College Pathways

Exploring College Pathways A Program Sponsored by the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships The Exploring College Pathways Program is a program designed to help high school juniors explore their interests in college. Wesleyan University stakeholders and community partners support the work of high school teachers and administrators as they bolster student knowledge of and preparation…

Habitat for Humanity Affordable Housing Event

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to make a budget being a home owner? Habitat for Humanity is hosting an event to discuss and promote affordable housing in the greater Middletown area.  The director of Habitat will be speaking as well as the recipient of the most recent local project that Wesleyan’s Habitat group has…

Student Innovation Showcase Events

In December, students from Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center Fellowship and Startup Incubator courses will present their work in two pitch-style events. Both are free and open to the public.   Patricelli Center Fellowship mid-year showcase Tuesday, December 4 10:20-11:40 a.m. Room 108, Usdan University Center, 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT RSVP to yfchen@wesleyan.edu The Patricelli Center…

Engage Today: Bridging the Ballot and the Block

Engage Today: Bridging the Ballot and the Block is a half day conference designed to highlight local leaders activating voters on the ground, as well as students engaged in political activism on campus and beyond.  Wesleyan has a long history of providing opportunities to enhance the political education of our students through community engagement. Wesleyan’s Civic Action Plan underscores our goal…

WESEMINAR: Civic Engagement and Social Entrepreneurship

The Allbritton Center is the hub of civic engagement at Wesleyan. Through the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Service-Learning courses, and other programs, we study public life, actively partner with the local and regional community, and teach practical skills for social impact. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of…