Johanna Alvarez is the Community Economic Development Program Manager at ¡HICA!. ¡HICA! engages and empowers Alabama’s Hispanic community and its numerous cultures as an economic and civic integrator, social resource connector, and statewide educator. In her role, Johanna is responsible for facilitating the economic integration of Hispanic families through services such as building family wealth, creating businesses, strengthening community assets. In addition to this, Johanna researches best practices and evaluation tools to implement in the program.