Cardinal Kids: Session II Schedule 2019

This Spring, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships chose Cardinal Kids as a recipient of the 2019 Student Innovation Fund. Organized by George Perez ’20, Jessica Russell ’20, Jenny Chelmow ’19, and Katie Murray ’19, Cardinal Kids started off as a 2018 PCSE Seed Grant Winner, and are now partnering with Wesleyan RJ Julia to bring interactive programming to…

Transformative Youth Leadership: Voice, Power, and Community

Transformative Youth Leadership: Voice, Power, and Community A Community Partner Workshop With Mentor-in-Residence, Laura McCargar This interactive workshop will introduce a framework for understanding youth-led social change, what distinguishes it from other approaches to working with youth, and its unique impact on youth and communities.  All are invited, especially community partners working in youth leadership.  Laura…

Cardinal Community Classic

This Spring, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships chose the 2019 Cardinal Community Classic as a recipient of the 2019 Student Innovation Fund. Organized by Jordan Bonner ’19, JR Bascom ’18, Lina Marzouk ’19, Jordan Sears ’18, Eli Blair-May ’19, Kevin McDonald ’20, Chelsea Cantos ’20, Henry Martellier ’19, Remi French ’20, Austin Hutcherson ’21, Jordan…

2019 PCSE Seed Grant Winners Announced

Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 PCSE Seed Grant. These student-led social impact projects and ventures will each receive $5,000 in unrestricted funds as well as training, advising, mentoring, incubator workspace, and other resources from the Patricelli Center.  Recipients were selected from a pool of finalists…

Bring a Book Back for Wesleyan Book Buds

This Spring, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships chose Wesleyan Book Buds as a recipient of the 2019 Student Innovation Fund.  Organized by Ricardo Vega ‘21, Melisa Olgun ‘20, Kaila Scott ‘19, Sadie Robb ‘21, Leila Etemad ‘21,  Max Sanborn ‘22, Yasmeen Alshabasy ‘20, and Margarita Fuentes ‘21, this group of students aims to help bridge the reading…

Moving Conversations/Making Community

This Spring, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships chose Moving Conversations/Making Community as a recipient of the 2019 Student Innovation Fund. Organized by Zach Farnsworth ’21 and Julie Mulvihill, visiting assistant professor of dance, this workshop series was created in partnership with Middletown’s Russell Library and the Wesleyan Dance Department. Read more from Julie Mulvihill:…

Conference Report: Hana ElSafoury ’19

Hana ElSafoury ’19 traveled to New Haven, CT to attend the Yale Philanthropy Conference. You can read Hana’s reflection below, read other conference reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. On Friday, February 22nd, I attended the 2019 Yale Philanthropy Conference. This is a yearly conference…

2019 JCCP Student Innovation Fund Grantees Announced

2019 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 inaugural 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…

Roots and Routes: Conversations on Displacement and Belonging

Tune into WESU 88.1FM Middletown every other Wednesday starting Feb. 20, 6pm for Roots and Routes: Conversations on Displacement and Belonging Roots and Routes: Conversations on Displacement and Belonging is a radio show bringing stories of exile, homeland, and belonging from all over the world, from Jordan to Connecticut, from the UK to Uganda. The…

Conference Grant Report: Kelly D’oleo ’19

Kelly D’oleo ’19 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Kelly traveled to San Francisco, CA to attend Afrotech. You can read Kelly’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. From November 8-November 11th, I attended…