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

  • Get Involved

    Volunteer and work-study opportunities for Wesleyan students.

  • Academics

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

  • 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

Patricelli Center Fellowship and Jewett Center Nonprofit Board Residency
Patricelli Center Fellowship and Jewett Center Nonprofit Board Residency
Applications are now open for two exciting courses that provide a deep dive into the realm of social impact and social entrepreneurship work. Check out the slide decks to learn more, attend an information session, and fill out an application by 11:59 pm on April 12. (click here for a PDF version of the poster…
Green Street is accepting class proposals for Fall 2017
Green Street is accepting class proposals for Fall 2017
  Green Street Teaching and Learning Center is planning for its Fall 2017 semester of AfterSchool classes for children in grades 1-5. They are looking for class proposals in music, visual art, theater, culture, languages, sign language, dance, movement, nutrition, media, environment, and especially those that integrate science or math in a fun, hands-on way.  Interested Wesleyan students…
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