Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

2021 JCCP Student Innovation Fund Grantees Announced

2021 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…

Civic Engagement at Wesleyan Webinar Recording

Image says Civic Engagement at Wes. Rhea Drozdenko and Diana Martinez. JCCP Staff. Illustrations of multi-colored raised hands.

 Learn about different ways to get involved at Wesleyan from volunteer opportunities to service-learning courses and more in this webinar led by Jewett Center for Community Partnerships staff Diana Martinez and Rhea Drozdenko.

JCCP Jobs Info Session Recording

Are you a federal work-study student interested in working with the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships? Have you been hired already but don’t know how to submit your timesheets? Watch this webinar recording with JCCP staff Diana Martinez and Rhea Drozdenko to get all your questions answered about Handshake, WesNest, Workforce, and working in community.…

JCCP Student Innovation Fund

2020/2021 JCCP Student Innovation Fund During the 2019-2020 academic year, over 400 Wesleyan students engaged in programs sponsored by the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP). Students have worked on behalf of educational programs, programs addressing hunger and homelessness, among others. All student efforts are representative of our commitment to co-creating mutually respectful partnerships in…

Spring 2021 Courses in Civic Engagement, Social Change, and the Study of Public Life

Looking for interdisciplinary classes that think outside the box? Want to go beyond theory and understand how academic concepts apply in real-world settings? Take a class with the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life! or Service-Learning!  CSPL211 Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Legal Advocacy for Disabled Veterans  Sarah Ryan  In-person with remote students…

Virtual Volunteering: Craft Kits for Kids with Chrysalis Center

Volunteer opportunity from Nancy Sherman of Chrysalis Center: Recently, Chrysalis Center opened a new supportive housing site in the North End of Middletown, which provides case management services to six families residing in two apartment buildings. The program is set to expand very soon to include even more families. Currently, there are 16 children of…

E2020 and WesGIS Event: Presidential Election Mapping

WesGIS Workshop Series / Engage 2020 Event Series: Presidential Election Mapping   Intrigued by the red/blue US maps prevalent in the news media this time of year? Transfixed by the real-time, digital maps of the evolving results on election night? Or merely want to make a basic map in ArcGIS Online? Learn how to use…

United Starts With You! The Collective Power of the United Way Campaign

United Starts With You! The Collective Power of the United Way Campaign Wesleyan faculty and staff are invited to learn about the local impact of the Middlesex United Way and the University’s 2020 United Way Campaign. Our panelists shared candid information about the effects of covid locally, reflect on their work, and discuss the ways…

Hello from the JCCP Engage 2020 Intern!

My name is Douglas Kiman. I am a fourth year PhD candidate in ethnomusicology (Music department), originally from Paris, and I have been involved with the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships as the new Engage 2020 Intern since September 2020. Besides my activities as a doctoral student, I have been engaged in the Wesleyan student community as…