Javier A. Juarez
Javier joined MIRA in January 2021 as Director of Development and currently serves as Senior Director of Advancement. Javier oversees all fundraising and donor stewardship efforts on behalf of the organization. Through collaboration with the philanthropic community, Javier will help to grow the capacity of resources for the organization and its annual fund campaigns.
Javier is a DACAmented advancement professional from Providence, RI, and a native of Peru. 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. You can see his powerful commencement speech here.