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

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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

#CallToAction Phone Bank at Wesleyan
#CallToAction Phone Bank at Wesleyan
Wesleyan students have responded to the results of the 2016 Presidential Election in a variety of ways, including marches, protests, conversations, and more. Two students, Jacob Karlin ’17 and Olivia Morris ’18, looking to take direct action, headed up the #CallToAction phone bank at Wes. The goal is to bring different issues to the attention…
LOAM: Moving From Magazine Into Movement
LOAM: Moving From Magazine Into Movement
From Nicole Stanton ’15 and Kate Weiner ’15 of Loam Magazine, on the uncertainty of the years ahead and what we can do to support one another and the planet.   To our beloved supporters: 2017 is going to ask a lot of us as stewards of the earth. With the Trump Administration just two…
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