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Eldest daughter of Eric Garner, Mother, Writer, Activist
Erica Garner is the eldest daughter of Eric Garner, a man choked to death by the New York Police Department (NYPD) on July 17, 2014. 24-year-old Erica, a Brooklyn native and self-proclaimed "Daddy's Girl," has put into practice her firmly held beliefs in leading by example through the creation of her non-profit organization, the Garner Way Foundation.
Dedicated to fighting police brutality, inequalities in the legal system, and institutionalized racism, the organization is embodied through Erica's frequent involvement in community-based political engagement.