Yolanda Leon (she/her)
Orfa Yolanda is a Legal Assistant for the Unaccompanied Children Program in Grand Rapids, MI. She speaks fluent Spanish and was born and raised in El Salvador, she came to the United States as a teenager with her family. Being an immigrant herself and working at a law firm with immigration attorneys, she is extremely familiar with the immigration process and the various issues immigrants face. She was the first one in her family to become a U.S. citizen, inspiring her family members to work towards the journey of citizenship as well. Orfa Yolanda also has experience working at a mental healthcare facility, this exposure ignited a passion for raising awareness for various mental health issues, especially correcting the stigma with mental health in the Hispanic communities. In her free time, Yolanda enjoys meditating, spending time on walks with her dog, going to different seminars and retreats, or spending quality time with friends and family.