Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice
Monica Black started her career in Mexico where she earned a master’s degree in marketing from the University of Nuevo Leon. In Monterrey, Mexico she worked as a marketing manager for a large company for almost 10 years. Before moving to America, she traveled to Canada to improve and practice the English language. In 2009, she moved to North Carolina where she worked as a Spanish teacher. Ms. Black moved to Birmingham, Alabama in 2014 and worked as the Hispanic outreach and project coordinator for Miles College. She worked for the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama, ¡HICA! as the Communications Coordinator and Business Development Specialist. These experiences lead her to become the Communication Coordinator for the Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice, ACIJ the major progressive organizing force in Alabama.