Celeste Walley

Youth and Family Voice Committee Chair

Permanency & Youth Engagement Specialist, California Alliance

Sacramento, California


Celeste Walley is currently the Permanency and Youth Engagement Specialist at CA Alliance’s Catalyst Center. She earned her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of California Merced while simultaneously serving youth in wraparound programs in the Bay Area. Her lived experience is the foundation of her passion. That experience led her to be a co-founder of Seneca Family of Agency’s Youth Advisory Board and has landed her seats on several national and local youth advisory/advocacy boards. Her passion for youth voice has had a tremendous impact and she hopes to continuously grow her impact and drive positive change in the foster, mental, and medical health systems.