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’s 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…

Wesleyan Stands with Ukraine Rally

You read about Ukraine, listen about Ukraine, talk about Ukraine, but do you stand with Ukraine?  Bring Ukrainian flags and anything Ukraine-related, hear personal accounts of what is happening, and learn more about how you can help. Want to say no to war? Join us on Friday at 4.30 pm in front of Usdan and…

2022 PCSE Seed Grant Winners Announced

Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 PCSE Seed Grant. These student-led social ventures will each receive $5,000 in unrestricted funds as well as training, advising, mentoring, incubator workspace, and other resources from the Patricelli Center.  Recipients were selected from a pool of finalists who submitted written…

Spring JCCP Group Fair

Are you looking for ways to engage with the Middletown community and/or a work-study position? Come by, speak with representatives from community service groups and see how you can get involved! Wesleyan University’s Jewett Center for Community Partnerships is committed to engaging and learning with others to build and strengthen our shared community by providing…

Wes Rides Free with WesPass!

The new Wesleyan WesPass provides free rides on all Middletown Area Transit (MAT) and 9-Town Transit buses, simply by showing your Wesleyan ID card.  Middletown Area Transit connects distant parts of Middletown, providing affordable access to grocery, shopping, and medical destinations.  MAT buses also connect to recreational and shopping opportunities in neighboring towns, and to…

Livestream Conversations with Ukraine

All are invited to meet in-person and on Zoom for this Friday’s 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 of TAPS/Ukraine Bonnie Carroll; Founder and President of…