Erik Whittington, Director of Rock for Life
Erik was born in Illinois and began a career in music in Portland, Oregon where he converted to the pro-life truth through a Life Chain pro-life visibility event. After making noise for the pro-life movement in Portland he co-founded Rock for Life<http://rockforlife.org/> in 1995 while playing guitar for the Christian bands Sometime Sunday, Tragedy Ann and Twin Sister. Since then Erik has overseen Rock for Life’s tremendous growth through music concerts, CD compilations, the chapter program, summer festival tours, the Rock for Life Training & Activism Weekends and much more.
In 2014, Erik joined the Students for Life of America team as Campus Outreach Coordinator. Erik has assisted in the Planned Parenthood Project & What Has Roe Done for Us? Tours as well as manages the official Students for Life of America store.
Erik’s work has been featured in the Washington Times as well as Righteous: Dispatches from the Evangelical Youth Movement<http://www.laurensandler.com/> & Body Piercing Saved My Life: Inside the Phenomenon of Christian Rock<http://www.bodypiercingsavedmylife.com/>.
Erik resides in Fredericksburg, Virginia with his wife, Tina, and their 4 kids, Justus, Mason, Asher & Esther.