Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

Spring 2021 Courses in Civic Engagement, Social Change, and the Study of Public Life

Looking for interdisciplinary classes that think outside the box? Want to go beyond theory and understand how academic concepts apply in real-world settings? Take a class with the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life! or Service-Learning!  CSPL211 Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Legal Advocacy for Disabled Veterans  Sarah Ryan  In-person with remote students…

Virtual Volunteering: Craft Kits for Kids with Chrysalis Center

Volunteer opportunity from Nancy Sherman of Chrysalis Center: Recently, Chrysalis Center opened a new supportive housing site in the North End of Middletown, which provides case management services to six families residing in two apartment buildings. The program is set to expand very soon to include even more families. Currently, there are 16 children of…

E2020 and WesGIS Event: Presidential Election Mapping

WesGIS Workshop Series / Engage 2020 Event Series: Presidential Election Mapping   Intrigued by the red/blue US maps prevalent in the news media this time of year? Transfixed by the real-time, digital maps of the evolving results on election night? Or merely want to make a basic map in ArcGIS Online? Learn how to use…

United Starts With You! The Collective Power of the United Way Campaign

United Starts With You! The Collective Power of the United Way Campaign Wesleyan faculty and staff are invited to learn about the local impact of the Middlesex United Way and the University’s 2020 United Way Campaign. Our panelists shared candid information about the effects of covid locally, reflect on their work, and discuss the ways…

Hello from the JCCP Engage 2020 Intern!

My name is Douglas Kiman. I am a fourth year PhD candidate in ethnomusicology (Music department), originally from Paris, and I have been involved with the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships as the new Engage 2020 Intern since September 2020. Besides my activities as a doctoral student, I have been engaged in the Wesleyan student community as…

Hello from the JCCP Communications Intern!

Robi Frederick sitting on a chair outside giving a thumbs up

Hi! My name is Robi Frederick (she/her/hers) and I am the new Jewett Center for Community Partnerships Communications Intern. I am currently a senior here at Wesleyan majoring in American Studies with a minor in Civic Engagement. This semester, you can find me at the Center for Humanities Fellowship office working on my Senior Essay…

Don’t Hate…Communicate! : E2020 Event with Dr. David Campt

Don’t Hate…Communicate! led by Dr. David Campt  (as seen on Trevor Noah). This is an interactive experience designed to help people better understand how to navigate many of the challenges of modern day political polarization. With the election approaching and polarization increasing, many people do not know how to have a civil conversation with others who might disagree with them…

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. The United States is the most religiously diverse nation in human history…