Erika Feresten, is a co-founder and current Chair of Health Care for US. Additionally, she co-hosts and co-produces the Health Care for U.S. radio show on KPFK with Mauren Cruise and Gina Viola. Along with her advocacy for Single Payer Health Care, Erika is a White People for Black Lives (WP4BL) member, allying with Black Lives Matter – Los Angeles (BLM-LA) to end white supremacy and state-sanctioned violence.
Erika is a former president of the Pacific Palisades Democratic Club (2018 – 2021), served as Assembly Delegate to the California Democratic Party (2017 – 2019), and was an elected delegate for Bernie Sanders in 2016.
Erika holds an M.A. in Spiritual Psychology and a B.A. in History, is a Democratic Socialist, and the proud mother of Jack and James.