Working Together to Build a Brighter Future

Please note: All Wesleyan sponsored in-person direct service community engagement has been suspended for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. For more information, click here

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

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

Argus Voices Fund and Survey

The Wesleyan Argus is implementing new initiatives to make their newsroom more accessible and equitable, and they seek input and support from the Wesleyan community.  Former Managing Editor Jocelyn Maeyama ’22 compiled a number of resources and created a padlet entitled ‘Resources for Recognizing and Dismantling Anti-Blackness in the Newsroom‘ which all Argus staff are…
Allbritton Center Civic Engagement Report 2019-2020

Allbritton Center Civic Engagement Report 2019-2020

The Allbritton Center is the hub of civic engagement at Wesleyan University. We study public life, actively partner with the local and regional community, and teach practical skills for social impact. The Center houses the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships, and the Patricelli Center for Social…
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