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Kristina Wong: Reality television, political theater, and social change

Kristina Wong is a performance artist, comedian and elected representative whose work onstage and in politics is informed by an obsessive knowledge of the reality television format.  How does reality tv explain where we are today?  What tropes from this genre have now surfaced in how we think, make decisions and move in the world? In this…

Want to help get out the vote this Fall? 

Want to help get out the vote this Fall?  Federal Work-Study students are invited to apply for the JCCP Voter Engagement Assistant position on Handshake.  Join Every Vote Counts—Wesleyan, a student-led, non-partisan voter registration organization! They will be doing Zoom registration help sessions and drop-in hours, tabling with voter registration forms, and maintaining a voter…

SUNY Cortland: Cortland Votes aims to make voting part of the culture

A group of faculty, staff, students and community partners are undertaking a nonpartisan mission to make voting a part of the culture both within SUNY Cortland and the Cortland County community. The initiative, Cortland Votes, is part of the nationwide All In Campus Democracy Challenge, which strives to involve college students in American democracy and…

Wesleyan Student Voting Information

Want to Vote in the 2020 General Election on November 3rd? First, Register to Vote!    Register to vote in Middletown (as a Wesleyan student, you are a Middletown resident), or  You can register to vote in your hometown by absentee ballot.    Want to Vote in Middletown? You Must:     Be a U.S. citizen,…

JCCP Virtual Youth Engagement

Wesleyan University’s Jewett Center for Community Partnerships announces the JCCP Virtual Youth Engagement Program. Our office supports over ten Wesleyan student-led groups that work with youth virtually during the 2020-2021 academic year. By signing up for the Virtual Youth Engagement Program, our staff will match your child to the appropriate group based on their grade,…

Our Country Our Votes – E2020 Speaker Series Event

Our Country Our Votes: Young voters weigh in on the election, election coverage, and political discourse today   This E2020 event will feature radio producers Graham Griffith and Kaari Pitkin, as well as youth media correspondents from “18-to-29 Now: Young America Speaks Up” – a collaboration between Radio Rookies and YR Media.   Graham Griffith…

Agents of (Climate) Change: Local Leaders Tackling Environmental Racism

Agents of (Climate) Change: Local Leaders Tackling Environmental Racism. This event in the Wesleyan Civic Engagement Webinar Series features leaders from local organizations working to confront environmental racism and strengthen local and statewide sustainability efforts.  Panelists and how to get involved with their work:  Jack Howard ’22, Sunrise Middletown Hub co-coordinator.  Sunrise is a national…

Virtual Town Hall: Local Development on the Environmental Front

From Professor Krishna Winston: The Jonah Center for Earth and Art invites you to attend a community forum on the environment via Zoom on Sept. 23, 7-8 p.m. This is an opportunity for everyone to learn about ongoing environmental issues and projects in Middletown, Portland, and the State of Connecticut. Participants will be able to…

JCCP Community-Based Interns

The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships is looking to hire federal work-study students to work directly with local community organizations and groups.  Apply on Handshake for these positions here: https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3951765 Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center                 Seeking students with experience in any of these areas: ·         Graphic design ·         Program development ·         Communications ·         Creative…