Erika Kodama (she/her)


Erika identifies as a shin-Nisei, mixed race, Japanese American woman. She is a recent grad from UC Santa Barbara and hopes to bring creativity and compassion into every space she enters. In her free time, you will find her thrifting, up-cycling clothing, taking photos and doing yoga.

Solidarity Arts Fellowship Reflections
The VL Solidarity Arts Fellowship helped me to expand my understanding of what solidarity and leadership means to me. It deepened my self-awareness to discover and validate my own ways of "showing up." Lastly, it taught me that the essence of solidarity is rooted in compassion.”