Alicia Hernández is the community organizer for the ACLU of Missouri where she works to protect the civil liberties of all Americans through advocacy, organizing, and public education.
Alicia is driven by her passion for community development, advocacy, and racial equity in St. Louis City and all of Missouri.
A native of Tyler, Texas, Alicia is working toward a Master’s in Public Policy Administration at the University of Missouri-St.Louis and is a member of the university’s Hispanic Latino Association. For just over four years, she held the role of Office Manager at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, where she was a vital member of a six-person team committed to providing services and assistance to Hispanic-owned businesses and professionals in the St. Louis region.
Outside of Alicia’s collegiate and professional life, she works tirelessly to foster civic engagement and inclusion through various leadership roles in the community. Her civic engagement roles include: Secretary of the Better Bevo Now Neighborhood Association and committee member of the Dutchtown South Community Corporation’s Common Sound Festival. Alicia is also currently part of an organizing initiative to create co-operative housing in Chesterfield, Missouri through a Community Land Trust with the Chesterfield Mobile Home Park.
In her free time, Alicia volunteers as a citizenship tutor for the International Institute of St. Louis. Alicia is an active member of the National Women’s Political Caucus – Missouri. She also volunteers with various campaigns and advocacy initiatives in the city of St. Louis, including previous volunteerism with the ACLU of Missouri.