2018 Speakers

Celia Yapita
Session #21

Celia Yapita, Esq., is the Program Director for Catholic Charities’ Center for Refugee Support. She has been working with the refugee community for the past eight years, including direct services (medical case management, legal representation, grant specific case management) and program support as Director and grant coordinator. She currently manages two volunteer-driven programs that mentor refugee school-aged children and support refugee families. Previous to her work with Catholic Charities’ refugee families, she worked as a lawyer with legal aid, supporting victims of domestic violence, and advising seniors and students on their legal rights.