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.

Subscribe to our newsletter



Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project

Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project

  • thumbnail image

    Get Involved

    Volunteer and work-study opportunities for Wesleyan students.

  • thumbnail image

    Academics

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

  • thumbnail image

    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

Volunteer as childcare providers with Mastering Motherhood
Volunteer as childcare providers with Mastering Motherhood
Mastering Motherhood is looking for Wesleyan students who would be interested in volunteering as childcare providers.  They are in need of volunteers to help with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary groups. Our volunteers will help provide care within a safe environment for the children, as well as engage with them in reading, play, and…
Civic Action Plan Listening Session
Civic Action Plan Listening Session
Civic Action Plan Listening Session Tuesday, 9/26 12:00-1:00 Usdan 110   Join Provost Joyce Jacobsen, Director of the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships, Cathy Lechowicz, and Civic Engagement Fellow, Rhea Drozdenko for a listening session on Wesleyan’s community engagement strategy. What should we continue doing? What should we change? What would you want to see…
See more in our blog