Erica Loken is a Senior Programs Associate at Convergence. She began her time at Convergence as an intern on the Re-entry Ready Dialogue and advanced into roles as an assistant and associate working on the Convergence Dialogue on Guns and Suicide Prevention. Prior to joining Convergence, she worked on criminal justice issues at a New York based non-profit. Erica is passionate about social justice issues, including criminal justice and women’s rights. Erica holds an undergraduate degree from DePaul University and a graduate degree from The American University School of Public Affairs. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, teaching herself new skills, and exploring D.C.