Working Together to Build a Brighter Future

All students interested in community engagement during the 2020-2021 school year must read the Allbritton Center Guidelines for Community Engagement.

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 Center for Prison Education, and WESU 88.1FM.

Flagship Programs


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

Civic Engagement at Wesleyan Webinar Recording

Civic Engagement at Wesleyan Webinar Recording

 Learn about different ways to get involved at Wesleyan from volunteer opportunities to service-learning courses and more in this webinar led by Jewett Center for Community Partnerships staff Diana Martinez and Rhea Drozdenko.

Forklift Danceworks is looking for interns

Forklift Danceworks is looking for interns! Forklift is a community-based performance company in Austin, Texas. Forklift is developing a collaborative performance with Wesleyan Physical Plant and Custodial Operations planned for October 2021. The production highlights the invisible choreography of work that keeps campus running.   Summer 2021 interns will support production planning for the Wesleyan performance, with…
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