Name of Host Organization: Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance
City, State: Chatham, Massachusetts
Issue area: Community Economic Development/Microfinance and Related Transactional Legal Projects
Erica provided educational outreach and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) training to small-scale, independent commercial fishermen on Cape Cod who are struggling with complex federal regulations favoring larger corporations. She also developed planning tools and a national vision to replicate fishing permit banks across the country.