ERIKA has worked with youth and families for over 10 years. She considers herself a community advocate who is passionate about helping others. She has worked with various school districts and organizations in Portland, Oregon where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Science at Portland State University. Erika is very proud of her Mexican culture and being bilingual. She recently moved to the Seattle area along with her partner and two cats. Erika loves food, traveling, hiking, camping, and most of all spending time with family and close friends.