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Our Newest Board Member

March 21, 2024

We’re excited to share that Javier Juarez will join 826 Boston’s Board of Directors in April!

Javier is the Director of the Latino Equity Fund at the Boston Foundation. Besides leading the first and only fund dedicated to the Latino community in Greater Boston, Javier is a frequent speaker and organizer on topics related to philanthropy, immigration policy, and DACA. Through his personal story as a first-generation immigrant, Javier has become an outspoken advocate for his community. Javier is a TEDx speaker, a graduate of the Community College of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, and holds a master’s degree from Brown University.

“I am excited to join a dynamic team who, like me, believes in the potential of our young people, and the power of their stories. 826 Boston is a great opportunity to do just that,  by providing pivotal resources and opportunities for our young people and their families.  I am looking forward to working with Corey, 826 Boston staff, and the board to increase our efforts to support all who come to our doors.”

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