Erica Sagrans is a writer, activist and a member of In These Times’ Board of Directors. She perviously worked as the campaign manager of Ready for Warren, a grassroots effort to draft Elizabeth Warren to run for president in 2016. You can follow Erica on Twitter at @EricaS.
Sagrans was Rep. Will Guzzardi’s (D) campaign manager in his 2014 race for Illinois’ 39th District state representative. Previously she ran digital campaigns for the Working Families Party and was a regional digital director with the Obama-Biden 2012 campaign in Chicago. She is the editor of We Are Wisconsin, a book on the Wisconsin labor protests and Capitol occupation of 2011.
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