Youth Speaker & Panelist at the 2019 Teen Wellness Conference
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Celeste is a founding member of the Youth Advisory Board whose passion for youth voice has had tremendous impacts on the staff and youth of Seneca. She grew up in various foster homes and attending multiple schools, which provides a unique narrative that’s through lines is defined by resilience and overcoming obstacles. Her story is the foundation of her passion, which is transformed into her desire to make a positive change in the world of foster care. She is currently working to complete her bachelor’s degree from the University of California Merced, spending time off from school interning in the Seneca Wraparound program, and working with MHSOAC's Youth Innovation Planning Committee.