Erin Sarvis (she/her) is a Tacoma-native born and raised throughout Tacoma for 27 years. Currently in her second year at Evergreen State College Tacoma. Erin is a visionary changemaker. She transformed her passion for social impact into reality by founding The New Generation 2.0, a nonprofit focused on combating systemic racism and promoting Black generational wealth through support for Black entrepreneurship. Erin’s dynamic approach combines activism and financial empowerment, aiming to foster a resilient, thriving future for the Black community. Dedicated to breaking down barriers, she is committed to building a lasting legacy of prosperity. The New Generation has spent the last four summers supporting Black entrepreneurs through Tacoma’s first exclusive local Black farmers market, “Bite of Black Business,” held annually at Wright Park.