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The Sabo Center is located in the lower level of Anderson Residence Hall, just across the street from Old Main. Go to the door marked 720 (to the left of the stairs) on 21st Avenue, go down the stairs, and head into the office suite immediately on your left. View a campus map.


Elaine Eschenbacher, Asst. Provost for Experiential LearningElaine Eschenbacher portrait

Elaine leads the Sabo Center’s efforts to integrate civic and community engagement, experiential education, and democracy building. She also oversees Augsburg’s Strommen Center for Meaningful Work and strategic projects that engage Augsburg students in purpose-filled signature experiences.

Natalie JacobsonNatalie Jacobson, Campus Kitchen Coordinator

Natalie coordinates Augsburg’s Campus Kitchen program, which works to make healthy food accessible in Cedar-Riverside and on Augsburg’s campus. In her role, Natalie recruits, trains, and mentors students, co-manages food operations of daily meals at community partner organizations, coordinates the Campus Cupboard food shelf and Food Lab, coordinates community partnerships, and supports the on-campus community garden.

Monica McDaniel, Sustainability Officer

Steve PeacockSteve Peacock, Community Relations Director

Steve joined Augsburg in 2008 with nearly 20 years’ experience in community development. As Director of Community Relations, Steve identifies and facilitates opportunities for Augsburg to strengthen its engagement as an anchor institution and community member in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis.

LaToya Taris-James, Student Leadership Programs CoordinatorLaToya Taris-James

LaToya provides program and administrative support for Sabo Center student leadership programs including Campus Kitchen and LEAD Fellows—helping Augsburg students identify and foster their leadership skills and connect with the community around us. LaToya has a long history working in youth development and youth ministry in the Twin Cities, is a native of Minneapolis and enjoys connecting and building community with others.