The staff of Saint Louis University's Center for Social Action has a combined 60+ years of experience working in the community, organizing high-impact service opportunities, stimulating community-based learning and research, and educating students on ways to enact social change.
We encourage you to contact any member of our team with questions or for more information about how we can help.
Director, Center for Social Action
Ask me about: Getting connected to service opportunities, 1818 Community Engagement Grants, Community Partners Database, Community Service Federal Work Study
Leah Sweetman, Ph.D
Director of Community-Engaged Learning
Ask me about: Service-learning, Voter engagement efforts, Creating university-community partnerships, Community Engaged Scholarship Grant Program
Jessica Trout, M.S.W.
Assistant Director of Advocacy and Civic Engagement
Ask me about: Advocacy and justice programming, Social Justice and Advocacy Training, Dance Marathon, Social Justice student organizations
Aubra Ladd, M.A.
Program Coordinator, Center for Social Action
Ask me about: The 1818 Community Engagement Grant Program, community engagement and year of service fairs, Blue Santa and campus blood drives, and other Center for Social Action programming.