Betty Avila

Sunday, August 28th, 12:45 pm - 1:40 pm - The Downtown Dance & Movement Center

Betty Avila

A native Angeleno, Betty’s work has centered on the intersection of the arts and social justice, with particular focus on community building, public space, and youth empowerment. She has held positions with the Getty Research Institute, The Music Center working on participatory art programs, and as Community Relations Manager with Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park. Betty joined Self Help Graphics in 2015, an organization with a 43-year artistic legacy and the longest-running, grassroots Dia de los Muertos festival in the country. She received her B.A. in Literature at Pitzer College, has an M.A. in Arts Management from Claremont Graduate University, and is a former Fulbright Fellow to Korea.