Meet Erika Hartman, SPY's New Executive Director

We’re thrilled to welcome our new Executive Director, Erika Hartman. Erika joins SPY with a deep passion for supporting our unhoused neighbors and leading advocacy efforts on a local and national level.

Join us for a virtual community meet and greet with Erika on Thursday, September, 30. More details to follow! 

About Erika: 
Erika brings 15 years of non-profit leadership supporting people experiencing homelessness and underserved youth. Recently, she served as the Chief Program Officer of the Downtown Women’s Center, a Los Angeles-based homeless services organization, and previously acted as the Chief Program Officer of Allies for Every Child, a Los Angeles-based child welfare organization.

Currently, Erika serves on the board of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the Los Angeles Central Providers Collaborative board, the University of Southern California LGBTQ Alumni board, and the Homeless Policy and Research Institute’s Race Equity Committee.

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