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Ruth Dawson

About Ruth Dawson

Ruth Dawson is the Reproductive Justice Fellow at the ACLU of Southern California, where she uses legal, policy, and community advocacy to address a wide swath of reproductive justice issues. Ruth studied International Development Studies and Spanish at UCLA, where she spent much of her time teaching sex ed and otherwise organizing around social justice issues. Before graduate school, Ruth managed a small reproductive health clinic in Northern California. She graduated in 2012 from Emory University with a JD/MPH joint degree, where she co-founded the Emory Law chapter of LSRJ. Ruth is a member of the California Bar