Kati Villeda is a Policy Analyst for the State and Community Health Advocacy Program at Community Catalyst. In this role, Kati conducts policy research and analysis for state advocates, with a particular focus on immigrants’ access to health care.

Previously, Kati worked as an organizing specialist at Planned Parenthood of Southern New England and Planned Parenthood Votes! CT. At Planned Parenthood, Kati provided legislative and organizing support for a statewide campaign to expand Medicaid to all income-eligible residents—regardless of their immigration status. She also worked on the Doulas4CT Campaign to achieve Medicaid reimbursement for doula services in Connecticut.

Kati received a bachelor’s degree in health and social inequalities and minors in Latino studies and human rights from the University of Connecticut. Kati lives Connecticut.