This year's Annual Gala presents Brave Stories, a collection of stories highlighting community leaders who are making a difference in the community. Each week we will feature a new story of community leaders interviewed by Yesenia Ruiz. So grab your cup of coffee and read about the contributions of these outstanding leaders who are cultivating a hopeful future.
Erika Arias is an undergraduate researcher at the University of Washington where she is majoring in International Global Studies and Law. She interned at the Latino Community Fund as an Alianza Youth Fellow where she coordinated leaders in King County to work on building policy actions on housing for the Latino community in Seattle. Erika is continuing to pursue her passions in research, she currently interns with the Comisión Nacional Para El Dessarrollo De Los Pueblos Indígenas where she is working with small businesses of indigenous origin in México.