Re-Introducing our Re-Imagining Justice Mentor-in-Residence: Earl Bloodworth

Earl Bloodworth is our inaugural Re-Imagining Justice Mentor-in-Residence. He’s been supporting the development of the RIJ initiative, and connecting Wesleyan faculty, staff, and students to organizations and partners working on justice across the state of Connecticut. He is currently the Director of the Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) in Bridgeport. Read our first interview…

10/18: Climate Crisis and Voter Engagement

Wesleyan’s Sustainability Office is hosting a panel on Climate Change and Voter Engagement on Tuesday, 10/11 at 4:30pm via Zoom. Come here from some community partners who are working to make sure the climate crisis is a key voter issue, and on driving climate advocates to the polls. Join us on Zoom: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/s/92265342557 

10/12: Spotlight on Partners in Sustainability

Hear from some of our sustainability partners in a panel moderated by Sustainability Director Jen Kleindienst. Featuring Leticia Colon de Mejias, Efficiency for all and Green Eco Warriors; Serena Levingston ‘24, 2022 Sustainable CT Fellow; and Erin Livensparger Everyone Outside. Join us via Zoom on 10/12 at 4:30pm: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/95552405681 . 

10/11: Voter Engagement and the Formerly Incarcerated

The JCCP’s inaugural Re-Imagining Justice Mentor-in-Residence, Earl Bloodworth, will be moderating a panel on Tuesday, 10/11 from 4:30pm-6pm featuring community partners who are working on improving access to the ballot, and increasing the voting engagement of folks who were formerly incarcerated. Join us on Zoom to learn about important work happening across the state: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/94729034840 

10/8: Amistad Voyage for Freedom

The visit of the Amistad Ship to Middletown will pay honor to and acknowledge the resiliency and determination of the Mende captives during the 1839 Amistad Uprising. Discovering Amistad recognizes the significance of their fight for freedom, and its relevance to social and racial justice today. During its week in Middletown, the Amistad and its…

10/7: Meet Your State Rep. Brandon Chafee

The JCCP, WesUSLAC, and WesDS invite you to Meet Your State Rep! Representative Brandon Chafee, representing CTs 33rd District which includes Wesleyan, will be here to tell you about this sessions legislative priorities, share your concerns, and answer your questions. Lunch is provided. Come by Allbritton 311 on Friday, 10/7 at 12pm!

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Outspoken

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.  Outspoken is an online interactive communication and skill-building program preparing women with essential skills to enter the workforce. Founders Akansha Singh ’23 and team are building a platform to enhance foundational…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Nebula

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.  Nebula is an educational platform for creators and entrepreneurs. Founders Kya Lloyd ’22 and Jahmir Duran-Abreu ’20 are providing resources to empower creators to make profit and take charge in their…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Handom

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.  Handom is an educational project being piloted in the Philippines. Founders Aldrean Alogon ’23 and Leonard Vincent Majaducon ’25 are using online platforms to connect students with potential volunteers and mentors.…

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!  …