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…

The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free with Paulina Bren

The History Department, Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, and the Allbritton Center presents: The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free featuring Paulina Bren, Wesleyan alumna and professor at Vassar College October 14, 4:30pm Allbritton 311, 222 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459  

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…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Infinitely

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.  Infinitely is a sustainable clothing brand that seeks to take down the world of fast fashion. Founders Nimra Karamat ’23 and Ashley Cardenas ’23 create high-quality versatile pieces so their customers can…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Long Lane Farm

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.  Since its founding in 2003, Long Lane Farm has worked towards a model of food sovereignty, in which all people not only have access to affordable, healthy meals, but also have…

Introducing Bryan Chong ’21, the new Civic Engagement Fellow!

Hello there! My name is Bryan Chong and I’m the new Civic Engagement Fellow with the Allbritton Center for the 2021-2022 school year. Over this year, you will find me all around Allbritton working with the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP), the Center for the Study of Public Life (CSPL), Service-Learning, the Patricelli Center…

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…