Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

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…

Want to help get out the vote this Fall? 

Want to help get out the vote this Fall?  Federal Work-Study students are invited to apply for the JCCP Voter Engagement Assistant position on Handshake.  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…

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,…

JCCP Virtual Youth Engagement

Wesleyan University’s Jewett Center for Community Partnerships announces the JCCP Virtual Youth Engagement Program. Our office supports over ten Wesleyan student-led groups that work with youth virtually during the 2020-2021 academic year. By signing up for the Virtual Youth Engagement Program, our staff will match your child to the appropriate group based on their grade,…

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 features leaders from local organizations working to confront environmental racism and strengthen local and statewide sustainability efforts.  Panelists and how to get involved with their work:  Jack Howard ’22, Sunrise Middletown Hub co-coordinator.  Sunrise is a national…

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…