Erika Andiola
Published February 5, 2016
Updated October 1, 2021

Erika Andiola is a well-known immigration activist. She is the chief advocacy officer for RAICES and co-host of the organization’s Homeland Insecurity podcast. She was the press secretary for Latino outreach for Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign.

Andiola started her community organizing work when she co-founded the Arizona Dream Act Coalition. She then served in the National Coordinating Committee and the Board of Directors for the United We Dream Network. Her passion for immigrant rights is driven from her own struggle as an undocumented woman.

Headshot of a Latin American woman with a closed mouth smile, staring at the camera. She has chest-length, straight, black hair. She is wearing a dark blue vest over a black tank top.

Pronouns: She/her

Expertise: Immigration activism, immigrant rights, undocumented immigrants

Location: Phoenix, Ariz.

Email: RAICES media contact form

Twitter: @ErikaAndiola

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