As the Director of EMBERS Eastside Works, Johanna is passionate about finding innovative ways to help people earn income. Having spent over a decade working in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) with organizations such as the Potluck Café Society and the Vancity Community Foundation, she has built a strong repertoire of expertise in community development and gained much experience in working with a diverse range of individuals. Johanna is very grateful for all the opportunities, experiences and relationships her work has afforded her and is committed to contributing to a thriving, inclusive DTES community.