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Applications are now open for two exciting courses that provide a deep dive into the realm of social impact and social entrepreneurship work. Check out the slide decks to learn more, attend an information session, and fill out an application by 11:59 pm on April 12. (click here for a PDF version of the poster…

  Green Street Teaching and Learning Center is planning for its Fall 2017 semester of AfterSchool classes for children in grades 1-5. They are looking for class proposals in music, visual art, theater, culture, languages, sign language, dance, movement, nutrition, media, environment, and especially those that integrate science or math in a fun, hands-on way.  Interested Wesleyan students…

From Oladoyin Oladapo ’14: Idunnu Studios is a multicultural children’s content creator founded by Oladoyin Oladapo ’14. In November 2016, this team of six Wesleyan women (also including Olayinka Lawal ’15, Ibironke Otusile ’15, Lynn Ma ’16, Maimouna Siby ’16, and Cindy Horng ’17) launched their first collection, Girl to the World – a series of…

  With Wesleyan’s spring break fast approaching, Green Street is beginning to make plans for covering the many AfterSchool positions that will be vacated by Wes students who are leaving campus during those two weeks.  The following time slots have availabilities; please contact Sandy Guze if you are interested in volunteering:   Fri. 3/10/17– 3:30-5:30 pm  …

This series, called “Reflections,” features guest posts by students involved at the Allbritton Center (see previous reflections by Alex Garcia ’17 and Natalie May ’18). 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,…

The Allbritton Center is the hub of civic engagement at Wesleyan.  We study public life, actively partner with the local and regional community, and teach practical skills for social impact. In the wake of the historic 2016 presidential election, we believe that civic engagement — in its many forms — is more important than ever.…

Jason R. Baron ’77 spent virtually all of his time during the past three decades working as a lawyer in Washington, D.C., at the Justice Department, as Director of Litigation at the National Archives, and in private practice.  But something changed a few years ago, and now in addition to continuing to do legal work,…

Remember the “1 Year Out” series? Well, today we are launching a new series called “Reflections.” This series will feature guest posts by students involved at the Allbritton Center. 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…

How does our institution act out its democratic and civic values? This semester, a group of people from around campus and from the community (see the full list here) are trying to answer that question. Our goal is to develop an actionable plan that articulates Wesleyan’s commitment to and value placed on the public purpose…

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…

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