Javier Ávila


Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Speaker: Javier Ávila

October 14, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

In his program, "The Perfect Latino," Javier Ávila offers a close examination of the American Latino experience. With his statement, “Cultures first collide before they merge,” Ávila takes the audience on a journey as he navigates a world of misunderstandings and misconceptions. As he moves between cultures, Ávila provides a fascinating perspective of what it means to balance assimilation with cultural preservation.