Service Learning and Community Action

A Year of Service
Emersonians are engaged in service across the disciplines.

Civic engagement encourages critical and creative enterprise around real-world social justice issues. Service learning at Emerson College fosters a respect for human diversity and prepares us for life and work as impactful global citizens of the 21st century.



The Office of Service Learning and Community Action (SLCA) promotes civic engagement, fosters respect for human diversity and encourages critical and creative enterprise around social issues. The SLCA works to identify, understand and address community needs by integrating service into the College’s curricular and co-curricular offerings. The Office has cultivated and maintains hundreds of local, regional, national and international community partners in an effort to practice the College’s core values and contribute to the public good. The Office is based in the Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning and Research, which reports to the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion.

Suzanne Hinton, Director of Service Learning

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