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The Earth Leadership Cohort

The Work That Reconnects is known worldwide for empowering activists in social and ecological justice. Developed by Joanna Macy and her colleagues, this dynamic, interactive body of work has inspired many thousands of people to engage wholeheartedly in the Great Turning to a life-sustaining society. Described in the book, Coming Back to Life, it brings…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Potlux

  The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here’s the second report from Brent Packer ’15, founder of Potlux, the first online community where collegiate sustainability initiatives are effectively aggregated and shared.…

Green Corps Hiring- deadline Jan 24

Early Spring Application Deadline: January 24, 2016 Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day. We need more organizers – people who understand the power of public support and know how to mobilize it. In Green Corps’ yearlong paid program, you’ll get intensive…

1 Year Out: Oladoyin Oladapo

1 Year Out is an interview series highlighting alumni from the class of 2014 who are engaged in public service, entrepreneurship, or nonprofit work in any capacity- through their employment, a volunteer position, or on the side.  How are you involved in public service, entrepreneurship, or nonprofit work? I am an entrepreneur working on a co-founded startup and…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Potlux

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here’s the first report from Brent Packer ’15, founder of Potlux, the first online community where collegiate sustainability initiatives are effectively aggregated and shared. Also…

An Open Letter from Kevin Egolf ’05: “Think boldly and dream big”

A Letter to Wesleyan Social Entrepreneurs and ENGAGE Readers: I recently attended an event on campus where I was able to share my career experiences with a group of graduating and rising seniors. As I listened to the other panelists and reflected on my own past, I realized, among many things, that a career—meaning the…

Broccoli City Forum and Vibes Music Festival (sustainability panel and event on 5/2)

BROCCOLI CITY FORUM @ WESLEYAN Saturday May 2nd, 1 – 3pmWesleyan UniversitySchonberg Dance Studioco-sponsored by the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Project DescriptionThe Broccoli City Forum @ Wes is a sustainability forum and panel at Wesleyan and sponsored by the Broccoli City Organic Lifestyle Group. The forum will include a panel of students, faculty, and…

Apply for the 2015-2016 Eco Facilitators Program!

The Wesleyan Sustainability Office is seeking rising sophomores and juniors to serve as Eco Facilitators for the 2015-2016 school year. Eco Facilitators are peer-to-peer sustainability educators who promote energy and water conservation, waste reduction, and other sustainable habits on campus. In the fall, EFs will enroll in a semester-long student forum designed to equip them with…