Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

DataHaven: Empowering People to create Thriving Communities through Data

This Community Impact Residency Speaker Series event will feature Mark Abraham from DataHaven. Mark will talk about DataHaven’s model, their state-wide Community Wellbeing data, and will show participants how to access and utilize this data for their community engagement work. Members of the Wesleyan and greater Middletown communities are invited to participate in this event. …

MidWes Faculty Fund

The MidWes Faculty Fund supports faculty-led initiatives and projects that benefit PreK-12 students, adult learners, or local educators in the greater Middletown area.  The MidWes Collaborative is a partnership between the Jewett Center, the College of Education Studies, and Middletown Public Schools. The goal of the Collaborative is to leverage Wesleyan’s resources, including interdisciplinary scholarship…

Reflective Practice 201 for Wesleyan Tutors and Mentors

Reflective Practice 201 : an event for Wesleyan students who are involved in community service that works with young people through tutoring or mentoring Reflective Practice is the ongoing reflection on teaching practices that allows us to become more skilled and capable teachers. It is a self-reflexive inquiry. Reflective practice can be aimed at individual…

Cross Street Tutoring Partnership now seeking tutors!

Wesleyan University’s Jewett Center for Community Partnerships is seeking volunteer or work-study tutors for the Cross Street Tutoring Partnership.  Work at Cross Street AME Zion Church in Middletown as a tutor for K-5 students and support enrichment activities like martial arts and dance. Program hours are Monday-Thursday, 4:00-6:00 pm, and tutors typically commit to four…

Level Up Your Action

Level Up Your Action: Unlearning the harmful internalized characteristics of oppression and (un)learning how to listen Monday, October 18 7-8:30 PM Zoom: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/97275146823 Free and open to the public  This workshop seeks to engage with truths in a system that causes harm, while building a toolbox for gracious and proactive listening to self, community, and system…

2021-2022 JCCP Student Political Engagement Fund

2021-2022 JCCP Student Political Engagement Fund Wesleyan University has a long history of supporting student engagement in the public sphere. Last year, during an unprecedented moment in American history, we joined forces with colleges and universities across the U.S. to reaffirm our collective responsibility to encourage student leadership development, engagement in electoral politics, and collaboration with…

Approaching Cradle to Career Outcomes through Collective Impact

This Community Impact Residency Speaker Series event will feature staff members from Norwalk ACTS. Jennifer Barahona and Jesse Buccolo will talk about the collective impact model, share insights to their work in Norwalk, and offer ideas for implementing the collective impact model in other communities. Members of the Wesleyan and greater Middletown communities are invited…

Introducing the New Jewett Center Intern!

Hello! My name is Alec Black (he/him/his) and I’m excited to be starting as your new Communications Intern for the JCCP! I’m a current junior double majoring in Government and Studio Art and outside of classes you can usually find me on Foss or DTD tossing with Throw Culture (Wesleyan University’s only all-gender ultimate frisbee…

Meet Shirley Sullivan ’21, the new CPE Fellow

The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships is excited to announce that Shirley Sullivan ‘21 has joined the Center for Prison Education team as the CPE Fellow.  Shirley joined CPE upon graduating from Wesleyan University in 2021, where she majored in Dance and Psychology with a minor in Education Studies. In the summer before her sophomore…

JCCP Volunteer Training

This training series is required to work or volunteer for the JCCP and our student groups. Learn more about civic engagement at Wes and in Middletown, hear from community partners, meet other civically engaged students, and get connected to our student groups. JCCP Mixer Friday, 9/17, 5:00-6:30 pm Exley Patio on the Lawn Ave. side…