Erika joined NDRN in February 2019 as a Public Policy Analyst advocating on voting rights and 2020 Census participation. Prior to joining NDRN, Erika served as a Staff Assistant for the Russell Group, an agricultural consulting firm, following internships with the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN), and the American Association of People with Disabilities. Erika graduated from Indiana University in 2017 with a B.S. in Public Affairs. Erika is legally blind and learned to advocate for herself at an early age. She is passionate about ensuring human dignity and justice for all.