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Firstly, he's got a reverence and spiritual nature to him that immediately grabs your attention. You can't help but get pulled in by it, and when it pairs up with his passion and humor, it's a combination he puts to good use in life and work.
On paper, you'd think that the deck was stacked against Daniel G. Garza. The challenges he's faced throughout his life have been monumental: He's survived anal cancer, and has also overcome both alcoholism and drug addiction. He's a natural-born fighter, which might also explain why, today, he's thriving with HIV after being diagnosed in 2000.
Having moved to the US in 1973 from his birth city of Monterrey in Mexico, Daniel has established himself as a strong advocate for the Latin HIV community. His advocacy work includes chairing a client advisory committee, public speaking, and volunteerism through organizations such as Radiant Health Centers and University of California Irvine.
When he's not changing lives through his advocacy work, Daniel is busy running Lilmesican Productions Inc., his social enterprise focused on developing projects related to entertainment, advocacy and spiritual growth. His mission is to entertain, educate and energize his community.
“Religion, culture and societal norms have held the Latin community back long enough.It's time to break the silence.”