About Erika Lobatos
I:58 Navs focuses on advancing the Gospel of Jesus and His Kingdom among people who live in communities directly affected by systemic injustice. Believing in the power of presence, mission staff labor alongside local leaders in a process of whole-life discipleship seeking to renew hope, restore justice, and rebuild communities.
Erika currently lives and ministers on the West Side of Chicago as the director of Casa Tanya. Casa Tanya is a safe and loving environment where women, and their children, grow into generation changers through the experience of transformative living. Casa Tanya has a holistic approach that includes a physically safe house, a team mentoring approach to discipleship, life skills workshops, advocacy, and local community connections.