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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Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project

Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project

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    Get Involved

    Volunteer and work-study opportunities for Wesleyan students.

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    Academics

    Supporting the development of service-learning courses and the translation of theory to practice. 

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    For the Community

    Educational and cultural enrichment programs for Middletown K-12 students.

Flagship Programs

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.

WESU-FM

Providing coverage of local affairs, opportunities for social and political engagement, and an eclectic mix of commercial-free music from the community and around the globe.

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

Meet the Allbritton Fellows
Meet the Allbritton Fellows
Each year, a handful of students from the incoming freshman class are selected to be Allbritton Fellows. These students are recognized for their exemplary civic engagement or social impact work prior to coming to Wesleyan. They are matched with a faculty mentor from the Allbritton Center, invited to community-building events for Allbritton Fellows and other…
Hurricane Relief Drive
This comes to us from Ujamaa: Greetings Wesleyan Community,   As many of you know, many Caribbean islands are still recovering from the devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria last month.  The United States Virgin Islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John are the childhood homes of Professors Rashida Shaw McMahon and Tiphanie Yanique,…
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