Mentor In-Residence Welcome Reception

Please join us as we welcome Laura McCargar, the JCCP’s inaugural Mentor In-Residence!  Learn more about the Mentor In-Residence program and Laura McCargar during a Welcoming Reception on Thursday, November 15th from 12:00-1:15 pm in Allbritton #304. Lunch will be served.  Please RSVP no later than Monday November 12th by contacting swadlow@wesleyan.edu.   Laura McCargar…

CSPL 266: Youth, Power, and Social Change

Laura McCargar, President of Perrin Family Foundation .5 Credit Course:  Wednesdays, 2:50-4:10pm (Allbritton Room #304) *Course Title and Description: Youth, Power and Social Change While young people have been at the helm of movements for social and racial justice throughout history, the 1990s saw the rise of youth organizing as an intentional strategy for transforming…

Meet Laura McCargar, the Mentor In-Residence

Laura McCargar is the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships’ inaugural Mentor in Residence. Recently, our staff sat down with Laura to learn more about her background and work.  Here are highlights from our interview:   What work are you currently engaged in?  Please tell us a bit about your background. What set you on this…

2018/2019 Mentor In-Residence Program

The Mentor In-Residence Program supports the civic preparedness of Wesleyan students in collaboration with community partners committed to the pursuit of a just, equitable, and sustainable future for communities beyond the campus—nearby and around the world. Mentors-in-residence are nonprofit leaders, social entrepreneurs, activists, and/or public figures whose experiences bridge the gap between theory and practice.…

Literacy Ambassadors wanted for MPS Bridge to Brilliance program

From professor Anna Shusterman:  WANTED:  Literacy Ambassadors!   The Middletown Public Schools PreK community is looking for dedicated volunteers to support our efforts in spreading the word and helping families utilize our new digital, FREE comprehensive literacy program.  These apps are one way to better prepare 3 & 4 year old children for Kindergarten and…