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Evelyn Bautista-Miller received her BSW and MSW degrees from the State University of New York in Albany. She is a bilingual Certified Licensed Social Worker. Her impressive career in social work and school administration spans over two decades including foster care, students and families in temporary housing, preschool, K-12, college level, and working with students that have (IEPs) Individualized Education Plan. She served as an adjunct instructor at Columbia University School of Social Work. Her desire to make a difference stems from a compassionate commitment to systemic improvement of education everywhere.
Jamesha Bradley, MSW received her BS in criminology from SUNY College at Old Westbury & her MSW from New York University. She has worked with many different populations within the realm of social work, from micro-level social work including providing counseling to at-risk youth, teens and families navigating the foster care system, & adolescents with various different mental health diagnoses. To macro-level social work, working with different community-based organizations, fundraising, & facilitating & overseeing grant proposal processes. She has also worked with victims and survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence, human trafficking and sexual trauma and assault. Jamesha has cultivated a passion for helping others & is dedicated to ensuring that the students & families she works with are empowered and prepared to build and lead successful lives beyond their grade school years & are equipped with all necessary tools to do so.
Celia Burgos, LMSW is a Licensed Master Social Worker who received her MSW degree from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. She is a bilingual school social worker. Over the last several years she has provided her services at the individual and family level. She is committed to restore the family dynamic by empowering individuals and families. Her career in social work includes foster care, preventive services, working with individuals with developmental disabilities, and the geriatric population. She has worked collaboratively with community agencies, and the court system on an array of concerns not limited to mental health, abuse, and poverty. Her goal at this time is to ensure the safety and all around wellbeing of those she services.
Jessica Flores LMSW, is bilingual Licensed Social Worker in the state of New York. She graduated with her BA in Community and Human Services with a concentration in Counseling Children and Adolescents. She completed her Master’s education at Fordham University in Social Work. Over the years Ms. Flores has had the opportunity to work with refugees and unaccompanied children and adolescents from different parts of the world. She has experience working with youth that were sexually trafficked. She is a big believer in empowering the youth to advocate for themselves and is a strong advocate herself. She believes that everyone has the potential to lead a happy and fulfilling life. She is passionate about social work and committed to helping students and their families.
Yoanny Lora, LMSW received her BA in History from Dominican College and her Masters of Social Work from Fordham University. She is a Bilingual Licensed Social Worker with a Clinical Concentration and a Specialization in working with Immigrants and Refugees. During her graduate studies, Ms. Lora interned at the United Nations and at a Mental Health Clinic in NYC. For over ten years now, she has had the privilege of working with children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly in several capacities. These settings included schools, mental health agencies, substance abuse rehabilitation facilities, Assisted Living Facilities and Family Court. She is motivated to work in a setting dedicated to helping the community and supporting an environment that is conducive in meeting the personal needs of each student and their families.
Jemila McAulay, MSW received a Master's in Social Work from New York University. She has been working for the East Ramapo School District for over 8 years and attended school in this district during her childhood. Throughout these years she has become a supplemental resource in school and residential settings. There is great excitement in seeing clients thrive in a life skills programs, crisis control, reaching vocational goals, regaining the ability to perform daily functions and improving quality of life. As a social worker, she believes that she can better serve the community. Jemila strongly believes that our community needs positive role models to advocate on their behalf.
Yelitza Reyes, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who attended and graduated with a BA in Public Justice minoring in Forensic Science and Spanish from SUNY Oswego. She received her Master’s at Fordham University and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2010. She then pursued her Clinical License by focusing on Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of severe and persistent mental illness. Ms. Reyes also holds her SIFI certification where she is a Field Instructor for MSW students. She has experience Supervising and mentoring Master Level Social Workers in the field. She is also a Lecturer at Dominican College where she has taught Counseling Adolescents. Ms. Reyes has diverse experience working with children and families in different settings. She has experience with Child Welfare system, inner-city at-risk youth, reintegration of juveniles into the family and community, as well as 853 schools serving students with disabilities. She became a Social Worker to be an agent of change. Ms. Reyes is proud to be a member of the NASW. She is a proud Immigrant Latina, who is fluent in Spanish and with drive to help the community she serves. She loves spending time with her husband, children and extended family.
Krysten Sosa, MSW received a Master's in Social Work from New York University. Over the last several years she has provided her services with foster care, geriatric population, developmental disabilities, and preventive services. She is proud to be a social worker and to be able to work with individuals, families, and communities to help make the world a better place. She has witnessed firsthand the transformative power of social work in people's lives, and it is this that motivates her to continue doing this important work.