Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

Guest Post from Max Perel-Slater ’11: Maji Safi and Global Handwashing Day

According to the American Cleaning Institute, hand washing with soap is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent the diarrheal and acute respiratory infections that are responsible for millions of child deaths every single year in developing countries. Global Handwashing Day began on October 15, 2008 as a day to promote hand washing with…

Interview Prep Workshop and Venture for America Deadline

Thinking about the next steps after Wesleyan? The Career Center has you covered this week! Don’t forget to log in to MyCC for more employment opportunities as well as information about graduate school and careers. Interview Prep Workshop: Learn the do’s and don’ts of interviewing! (10/1; 6-7p in 41 Wyllys Rm 112) Venture for America:…

Riverfront Clean-Up This Saturday!

The city of Middletown is looking for volunteers to help clean up the riverfront this Saturday from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Grab a friend and head down for however long you can spare! Contact James Sipperly, Environmental Resource Specialist if you are interested in participating. He can be reached at 860-638-3506 or by email at james.sipperly@middletownct.gov.…

Food Drive for Amazing Grace Food Pantry!

In conjunction with Dan Froot and Dan Hurlin’s Who’s Hungry performance, we are holding a food drive for the Amazing Grace Food Pantry! This month, Amazing Grace issued a RED ALERT, meaning that they do not have enough food to feed the over 1,000 families that rely on the pantry to put food on their…

2013 SolarBowl Competition Beginning October 1st!

Interested in competing for a cause? Get a team of friends and register for this year’s SolarBowl Competition! What is SolarBowl you ask? From the official website: SolarList’s SolarBowl is a competition that challenges collegiate teams to educate as many homeowners across the country about their solar economic potential. The winner of the competition is…

Don’t Miss Dan Froot and Dan Hurlin: Who’s Hungry

Don’t miss the Connecticut premier of Dan Froot and Dan Hurlin: Who’s Hungry!  From the CFA press release: The performances of Who’s Hungry (2012) at Wesleyan are the Connecticut premiere of a stunning experimental puppet theater work that weaves together oral histories of five very different homeless and/or hungry residents of Santa Monica, California. A 24-foot-long dinner table transforms into…

Beman Triangle Excavation

Right in time for our CCP Anniversary Beman Triangle post, Professor Sarah Croucher and her team will be excavating behind 21 Vine Street this Saturday and Sunday. Visitors should feel free to stop by anytime between 1p and 4:30p on either day and those who would like to be more involved with the project are…