Ruth Atkin has served on the Emeryville, California city council for 6years. This year is her second time serving as mayor. She has 25 years ofJewish social activism with groups she’s been involved with, including NewJewish Agenda. She was a founding member of the core editorial group ofBridges: A Jewish Feminist Journal; The Bay Area Jewish Women’sNewsletter, and the Boston area periodical Genesis 2, and is deeplycommitted to social justice.

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