Erica Valliant is a mother, relationship builder, connector, advocate, educator, and pollinator who is committed to helping our city be the best that it can be for her family and all families that live here.
Erica started actively engaging advocacy and community with the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood Parent Council and have never looked back. Her experience spans community engagement, advocacy and organizing, board leadership, financial services & insurance, and being a part of various leadership program cohorts.
Erica has lived experience of family homelessness and housing instability and advocating for programs, services, and policy to help prevent it from happening to other people and families throughout the state.
She is adept at working across organizations and local government agencies to help achieve goals and affect systems change. Erica understands that values are what move and motivate people at their core, some of her values are Community, family, and non-complacency.
Erica currently sits on multiple Boards including Board of Directors for Summit-University Planning Council, Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, and Victoria Theater Arts Center. Erica joined the Summit-University Planning Council as a renter and currently owns a home in the district. She was recently appointed to the city of Saint Paul Charter Charter Commission and was a finalist for the Ward 1 interim Saint Paul City council seat.
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Currently, Rev. Garth is one of our Central Village Park Champions, and has been working closely with neighbors to bring change to Central Village Park.