Re-Imagining Justice Partner Spotlight: New Britain Racial Justice Coalition

Featuring Wesleyan alumna and co-founder Alicia Strong ’18, find out about the work the New Britain Racial Justice Coalition is doing with incarcerated folks and New Britain residents affected by mass incarceration. The NBRJC seeks to empower people in the New Britain area to challenge racism through political education, coalition-building, electoral engagement, policy advocacy, mutual…

Re-Imagining Justice Partner Spotlight: Connecticut Public Defenders

The Connecticut Division of Public Defender Services zealously promotes and protects the rights, liberty, and dignity of all clients. Join us in a discussion about fostering trust and ensuring equity in public representation amid the negative public perceptions/experiences that have led to the moniker “Public Pretender”. April 26, 4:30 pm Zoom link: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/98114458278

The Art of Entrepreneurship: A Panel

Join the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship for a panel with Wesleyan alumni entrepreneurs! Sunday, May 1 2:00-3:30 pm Zoom RSVP by emailing ivaldez@wesleyan.edu

Girls in Science – now hiring High School Program Assistants

Girls in Science – High School Program Assistant Program Summary Girls in Science (GIS) provides opportunities for girls and young women to explore their interests in science and develop critical skills to be used in their scientific pursuits and beyond. The program features a 1-week summer camp that fosters inquiries in science via experiments, interactive…

2022 JCCP Student Innovation Fund Grantees Announced

2022 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 spring 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…

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…