Erika London came to Hemet from Seal Beach, Ca in 2011. Migrating from the ocean to the desert with her were her two beautiful children and her hard-working husband. After settling in East Hemet, Erika jumped right in to community involvement through Community Christian Church. Working with women’s ministry service projects lead to her offering free business classes to the ladies at La Vista Recovery and Wellness Canter for women; twice a week she would teach women how to write a resume, look for employment online, professional office etiquette and mentored her students into seeking healthier choices for themselves.
Mrs. London’s business career started very early in life, she was often found at answering phones in a corporate setting as early as high school age. She brings specialized skills to the table that include client retention, customer satisfaction, marketing and public relations. She is a highly motivated go-getter that brings passion and personalization to every task she takes on.
Erika has been a positive figure in this community for several years and currently serves as a Community Relations Specialist at My City Youth Center and a champion for at-risk youths in the San Jacinto Valley. As a Community Specialist, Erika has forged positive relationships with the Hemet Police Department, Hemet Fire Department, the City of Hemet, County Supervisor Washington’s office and many local business owners and valley citizens. Her heart is truly in this community, her motto for serving her community is found her one of her favorite quotes, “It takes a community to heal a community. We can all work together for the greater good now or we will all apart for the lack of effort later.”
Working with at-risk youth is a life mission and it goes hand in hand with serving all vulnerable lives in this community, it is the desire to treat every human with compassion and love that has brought Erika to serve on the Board for the Valley Community Pantry. The Pantry has served Erika’s family in the past, has served friends of hers and families at My City Youth Center, it is the constant presence of the Pantry in this community that fuels her desire to continue giving back by serving an organization that brings light to lives in need.