Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

Religion, Diversity and Democracy: Eboo Patel in Conversation with Michael Roth

In this E2020 Speaker Series Event, Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) Founder and President Eboo Patel, will highlight the findings of IFYC’s recently released IDEALS research on religious and political diversity issues in Higher Education. Wesleyan President Michael Roth will then offer a response.   Dr. Eboo Patel is the Founder and President of Interfaith Youth…

Want to help get out the vote this Fall? 

Want to help get out the vote this Fall?  Join Every Vote Counts—Wesleyan, a student-led, non-partisan voter registration organization! They will be doing Zoom registration help sessions and drop-in hours, tabling with voter registration forms, and maintaining a voter registration hotline! Contact Nima Ghasoor at nghasoor@wesleyan.edu. Join New Voters at Wesleyan, an organization focusing on…

Wesleyan Student Voting Information

Want to Vote in the 2020 General Election on November 3rd? First, Register to Vote!    Register to vote in Middletown (as a Wesleyan student, you are a Middletown resident), or  You can register to vote in your hometown by absentee ballot.    Want to Vote in Middletown? You Must:     Be a U.S. citizen,…

Agents of (Climate) Change: Local Leaders Tackling Environmental Racism

Agents of (Climate) Change: Local Leaders Tackling Environmental Racism. This event in the Wesleyan Civic Engagement Webinar Series will feature leaders from local organizations working to confront environmental racism and strengthen local and statewide sustainability efforts.  Panelists:  Shanay Fulton, Middletown Climate Action Team member.  CAT is a grassroots group pursuing a more powerful and influential…

JCCP Community-Based Interns

The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships is looking to hire federal work-study students to work directly with local community organizations and groups.  Apply on Handshake for these positions here: https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3951765 Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center                 Seeking students with experience in any of these areas: ·         Graphic design ·         Program development ·         Communications ·         Creative…

Criminal Justice Reform and the 2020 Elections

This E2020 event will feature a panel of Wesleyan alum and community leaders (Alicia Hernandez Strong ’16, Julian Adler ’02, Lorenzo Jones, Andrew Clark, Earl Bloodworth and Tracie Bernardi) committed to criminal justice reform. They will speak about their work and their thoughts on the upcoming election.    Alicia Hernandez Strong ’18, a leader and…

Engage 2020 Fall Funding

With Election Day just weeks away, we remain committed to supporting student learning and civic preparedness via E2020.  The deadline for E2020 Fall Funding Cycle is Monday, September 28, 2020.  Only proposals for remote engagement and support will be reviewed.   Funding Support Participants can apply to the E2020 Fund for expenses associated with some software…

Good Trouble: A New Generation Engages A New Political Season

Bryan Chong speaks behind a podium that says "Governor, State of Connecticut." Attorney General William Tong stands behind Bryan.

This E2020 event will feature a panel of young organizers and agents of political change (Bryan Chong `21, Simon Gaughan ’22, grassroots organizer Eva Bermúdez Zimmerman, activist and campaign staffer Hillary Desideraggio, and New Haven activists Devin Avshalom-Smith and Jeremy Cajigas) who will share reflections on their work and thoughts on how to galvanize young…

Engage 2020 Speaker Series

The E2020 Speaker Series features an array of public figures from diverse backgrounds – all with compelling messages about the power of students and young people to affect change and the urgency of this moment. The E2020 Speaker Series is a centerpiece of Wesleyan’s E2020 Initiative– the University’s comprehensive effort to support student learning and civic…

Allbritton Center Guidelines for Community Engagement, Fall 2020

Allbritton Center Guidelines for Community Engagement. For the safety of our students and our surrounding communities, there will be no in-person civic engagement programming. Remote (virtual) engagement and contactless off-campus engagement are permitted

Allbritton Center Guidelines for Community Engagement, Fall 2020 Above all, the best way we can support our community right now is by taking extreme precautions while maintaining the values embedded in our Civic Action Plan. Although that means we will have to pause or adapt critical partnerships, it is in the best interest of everyone…