Working Together to Build a Brighter Future

The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP) is the home of community engagement at Wesleyan University. Guided by the principles of mutual respect and collective responsibility, the JCCP focuses on developing and maintaining local partnerships with schools, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and the community at large through the Office of Community Service and Volunteerism, the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center, the Center for Prison Education, and WESU 88.1FM.

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Green Street Teaching and Learning Center

Offering educational, enrichment and professional development programs for K-12 students and teachers, and opportunities for Wesleyan students, faculty and staff to get involved in the community.


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Center for Prison Education

Transforming lives by extending the Wesleyan community and its resources into Connecticut’s prisons. Offering Wesleyan courses for college credit, taught by Wesleyan faculty, to incarcerated individuals.

Engaged University Blog

Two events on 4/28: Alok Appadurai ’00 Workshop and Food Justice & Sustainability Forum
Two events on 4/28: Alok Appadurai ’00 Workshop and Food Justice & Sustainability Forum
Lunch & Workshop:“10 Vital Tools for Change Makers”Presenter: Alok Appadurai ’00, founder of Fed By Threads, A Beautiful Body Project, and Good ElephantHosted by the Allbritton Center and the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Friday, April 28, noon, Allbritton 311 RSVP by April 26 to Makaela Kingsley ( Alok Appadurai ’00 and his life partner, Jade Beall, founded Fed by…
Reflections – Shantelle Brown ’19
Reflections – Shantelle Brown ’19
  This series, called “Reflections,” features guest posts by students involved at the Allbritton Center (see previous reflections by Alex Garcia ’17, Natalie May ’18, Lydia Ottaviano ’17, and Mikaela Carty ’18). They may be taking a service-learning class, engaged in community partnership work, DJ’ing at WESU, teaching at Green Street, pursuing the Civic Engagement Certificate,…
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