Javier A. JuarezNational Advisory Board Member
Senior Director of Advancement, MIRA
Javier is a DACAmented advancement professional from Providence, RI, and a native of Peru. Javier currently serves as Senior Director of Advancement at the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition, the largest immigrant rights coalition in New England. Javier oversees all fundraising and external partnerships on behalf of the organization.
Throughout his professional career, Javier has been a frontline organizer, advocate, and fundraiser for the betterment of immigrant rights. Recently serving as the Executive Director for the Providence Student Union (PSU), Javier systemized new development infrastructure for the organization to maximize donorship, advocacy, and engagement to build youth power in Providence, RI. Before joining PSU, Javier served as the Donor Engagement Officer at the largest community college in New England – The Community College of RI (CCRI).
Javier is a Dream Lead Fellow, a TEDx speaker, and holds an AM in American Studies from Brown University. Javier was given the opportunity to share his story as the Graduate Student Orator during Brown University’s commencement in 2018. Watch his powerful commencement speech on YouTube.