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…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Holistic Wealth Consulting

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Holistic Wealth Consulting run by Inayah Bashir ’20, Kolbi Bradley ’20, Xianna Ortiz ’20, Kobe Guilford and Latisha Leaperl ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their second report…

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…

#E2020 Post-Debate Discussion

Wesleyan students are invited to join Government Professors Logan Dancey and Alyx Mark for a post-debate discussion following the first presidential debate. You can join the discussion via this link: http://bit.ly/wes_postdebate. You will need to sign in through your Single Sign On to join the meeting.   The event is meant as an opportunity for students to engage in…

Kristina Wong: Reality television, political theater, and social change

Kristina Wong is a performance artist, comedian and elected representative whose work onstage and in politics is informed by an obsessive knowledge of the reality television format.  How does reality tv explain where we are today?  What tropes from this genre have now surfaced in how we think, make decisions and move in the world? In this…

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…

SUNY Cortland: Cortland Votes aims to make voting part of the culture

A group of faculty, staff, students and community partners are undertaking a nonpartisan mission to make voting a part of the culture both within SUNY Cortland and the Cortland County community. The initiative, Cortland Votes, is part of the nationwide All In Campus Democracy Challenge, which strives to involve college students in American democracy and…