San Juana “Juani” Olivares

San Juana “Juani” Olivares, President and CEO, Genesee County Hispanic and Latino Collaborative (Flint, MI). At the time of the Flint water crisis, Olivares was a volunteer educator at GCHLC, teaching the Spanish-speaking residents of Flint how to navigate the crisis and find clean and safe water. Today, as President and CEO, Olivares uses her knowledge of the needs of her community and her resolve to make a difference to host a range of activities, including educational programming, social services, a water and filter pick up location, a food pantry, and health fairs.