Conversation with Climate Activist Mikaela Loach

Come to the Q&A and chat session with climate justice activist Mikaela Loach!    Mikaela Loach is a climate justice activist, co-host of The Yikes Podcast, writer and 5th year medical student. In 2020, Forbes, Global Citizen and BBC Woman’s Hour named Mikaela one of the most influential women in the UK climate movement.   She…

OCS Coordinator Profiles: Musical Mentors

Julia Kan ’22 Majors: Molecular Biology & Biochemistry and Studio Art Musical Mentoring is a program in partnership with Oddfellows Playhouse where Wesleyan students are paired with Middletown kids for one-on-one private instrument lessons. We teach children aged 6-11, and instruments we have taught in the past include piano, guitar, voice, violin, and many others!…

Re-Imagining Justice Partner Spotlight: Robert Goodrich

Are you interested in racial equity and/or education? Hear about the projects and community organizing efforts of RACCE, a Waterbury-based education advocacy organization that organizes students, parents, and educators to fight for racial justice in our schools and community. Robert Goodrich is the co-founder of RACCE.  This video was recorded on March 22, 2022. 

John Quincy Adams Society: Jesse Young on Climate Diplomacy

The Wesleyan chapter of the John Quincy Adams Society (JQAS) will again be hosting Jesse Young, a member of the Wesleyan class of ’06 and a senior advisor to John Kerry–the Biden Administration’s Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, for the fourth event in its speaker series! He will be participating in a discussion with students…

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!  …

Meet Earl Bloodworth, the Mentor In-Residence

Earl Bloodworth is the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships’ 2022 Mentor in Residence for the Re-Imagining Justice (RIJ) initiative. He is currently the Director of the Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) in Bridgeport. The JCCP will be hosting Earl for a talk in our RIJ Speaker Series on April 6, free and open to the…

Livestream Conversations with Ukraine

Standing with Ukraine: A Series of International Livestream Conversations All are invited to meet in-person and on Zoom for this Friday‚Äôs international livestream conversation, focusing on the eastern city of Dnipro, Ukraine. Panelists include: Mayor of Dnipro Boris Filatov Pavel Khazan, Environmentalist and Officer in Ukrainian Armed Forces Nataliya Chernyshova, Dnipro City Council Juliya Dmytrova, Director…

We Make History: Culturally Relevant and Intergenerational History Education

Now more than ever we see the importance of culturally relevant history education. People of all ages should have access to their communities’ histories and understand how they are actors in history. In this event, community educators and leaders will be in conversation about how they have connected students and community members to their own…

Understanding Learners: Inclusive and Culturally Responsive Tutoring and Mentoring

As Wesleyan students who tutor or mentor young people, you have to constantly adapt to different situations. Children have different learning needs and respond best to different teaching strategies. This workshop is designed by College of Education Studies faculty to help you better create inclusive learning environments for all young people. Topics covered may include…