eric bjorlin is an essayist for Stories Connect. He most recently served as a non-profit program manager and organizer, working with schools around walking- and biking-related issues. He is also a volunteer organizer/trainer with Chicago Regional Organizing for Antiracism. He has in the past held such varied roles as summer camp counselor, HS math teacher, recruiter, peace team member, life guard, and tutor.
eric also considers himself a writer and storyteller, having performed at various live lit shows around Chicago, and enjoys biking, theater, and being outdoors.