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

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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

From Dr. Nadeem Modan ’10: IndoAmerican Volunteer Networks seeking a Research and Development intern
From Dr. Nadeem Modan ’10: IndoAmerican Volunteer Networks seeking a Research and Development intern
Intern with an International Healthcare Nonprofit, IndoAmerican Volunteer Networks, with Wes alum Nadeem Modan, MD, Executive Director, and class of 2010. BackgroundIndoAmerican Volunteer Networks is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 2007. We serve as consultants to Indian nonprofits that are seeking to improve and expand the services they provide, with a particular focus on healthcare.…
Reflections – Natalie May ’18
Reflections – Natalie May ’18
This series, called “Reflections,” features guest posts by students involved at the Allbritton Center (see a previous reflection by Alex Garcia ’17). 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, tutoring at the Center for Prison Education, working on…
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