Academic Programs, CCE, Social Media Coordinator
Sonoma State University Center for Community Engagement
Since 2007, Merith Weisman has served as the coordinator of the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) at Sonoma State University (SSU). She works with faculty and community organizations to help them develop collaborative partnerships to construct and strengthen service-learning courses, community-based participatory research and other engaged pedagogies for the common good, particularly around areas of diversity and sustainability. Previously, Merith was the coordinator of the Feinstein Center for Service Learning at the University of Rhode Island and developed an understanding of community organizations as Program Director of the Volunteer Center of Rhode Island. She has also served as a consultant to Latino community organizations in Providence to assist them with connecting with the mainstream community. Merith’s academic background is in applied cultural anthropology so she has traveled extensively and now lives on a boat in the San Francisco Bay.