2022 JCCP Student Innovation Fund Grantees Announced

2022 JCCP Student Innovation Fund Grantees Announced! Wesleyan students aim to deepen their impact on campus and beyond… The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships is pleased to announce the spring grantees of the JCCP Student Innovation Fund. Students from a range of majors and interests – all with shared interests in utilizing resources in innovative ways…

Conversation with Climate Activist Mikaela Loach

Come to the Q&A and chat session with climate justice activist Mikaela Loach!    Mikaela Loach is a climate justice activist, co-host of The Yikes Podcast, writer and 5th year medical student. In 2020, Forbes, Global Citizen and BBC Woman’s Hour named Mikaela one of the most influential women in the UK climate movement.   She…

OCS Coordinator Profiles: Musical Mentors

Julia Kan ’22 Majors: Molecular Biology & Biochemistry and Studio Art Musical Mentoring is a program in partnership with Oddfellows Playhouse where Wesleyan students are paired with Middletown kids for one-on-one private instrument lessons. We teach children aged 6-11, and instruments we have taught in the past include piano, guitar, voice, violin, and many others!…

Re-Imagining Justice Partner Spotlight: Robert Goodrich

Are you interested in racial equity and/or education? Hear about the projects and community organizing efforts of RACCE, a Waterbury-based education advocacy organization that organizes students, parents, and educators to fight for racial justice in our schools and community. Robert Goodrich is the co-founder of RACCE.  This video was recorded on March 22, 2022. 

John Quincy Adams Society: Jesse Young on Climate Diplomacy

The Wesleyan chapter of the John Quincy Adams Society (JQAS) will again be hosting Jesse Young, a member of the Wesleyan class of ’06 and a senior advisor to John Kerry–the Biden Administration’s Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, for the fourth event in its speaker series! He will be participating in a discussion with students…

Monthly Updates From the Patricelli Center: An Archive

Each month, I send an email to a group of Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship alumni leaders. I have decided to archive all those emails here for anyone who wants to see them. If you’d like to be on my email list too, just send me a note and I’ll be glad to add you!  …

Meet Earl Bloodworth, the Mentor In-Residence

Earl Bloodworth is the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships’ 2022 Mentor in Residence for the Re-Imagining Justice (RIJ) initiative. He is currently the Director of the Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) in Bridgeport. The JCCP will be hosting Earl for a talk in our RIJ Speaker Series on April 6, free and open to the…

Livestream Conversations with Ukraine

Standing with Ukraine: A Series of International Livestream Conversations All are invited to meet in-person and on Zoom for this Friday’s international livestream conversation, focusing on the eastern city of Dnipro, Ukraine. Panelists include: Mayor of Dnipro Boris Filatov Pavel Khazan, Environmentalist and Officer in Ukrainian Armed Forces Nataliya Chernyshova, Dnipro City Council Juliya Dmytrova, Director…