San Francisco, CA
Erika Gee is an educator, administrator, and cultural worker. She currently serves as a senior planner at the Chinatown Community Development Center, in San Francisco’s Chinatown, a 40-year-old place-based community development organization that plays many roles - neighborhood advocates, organizers and planners, and as developers and managers of affordable housing. Her focus is on creative placemaking, economic development, and open space projects. She has worked at a variety of arts and cultural institutions, including large museums such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and in communities of color such as Museum for African Art in New York City, Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation in San Francisco, and Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) in Los Angeles. Most recently, Erika served as a fellow in arts and culture at The San Francisco Foundation. Erika holds a B.A. in History/Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles, and M.S. Ed. in Museum Education from Bank Street College of Education.