E’Rika Chambers is Executive Director of Collective Impact, a community-based youth development nonprofit. Prior to taking on that role in September 2016, Rika served Collective Impact's Magic Zone direct service team for three years as Education Director, leading all aspects of the K-12 year-round out-of-school-time program, including developing and growing the organization’s in-school supports and services as well.
She previously worked as an educator and member of the central services team at Schools of the Sacred Heart, as well as a staff member of the Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco. Rika holds both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in History from California State University, Hayward, and is a certified CalSAC trainer who has presented at dozens of conferences and workshops. Rika's extensive experience working with underserved youth of color inspires her to support her students and staff in developing the skills they need to achieve and excel.