Field Mobilization Director
Cherika joined the WSLC as Field Mobilization Director in March 2018 and works with WSLC-affiliated unions and community partners to support and encourage the participation of individual members with many different political, legislative and community programs.
Prior to that, Cherika worked for UFCW Local 1059 and the Ohio AFL-CIO, and was part of the team that overturned SB 5, Gov. John Kasich’s “Right-to-Work-IS Wrong” bill by taking it to a vote of the people of Ohio. She has also worked as a lead organizer of AFSCME Ohio Council 8 to help defeat Issue 4 to protect the pensions of Cincinnati’s working families.
Cherika is committed to fighting poverty and prejudice, and advancing the freedoms of all working people.