Ruby Reyes is a public education advocate. Born and raised on a small farm in South Texas, she spent ten years with The City School, a social justice youth education non-profit, first as development staff and then as Co-Executive Director. There she developed an innovative shared leadership model that institutionalized youth leadership and voice in all parts of the organization from the board to staffing. In November 2017, Ruby became the Director of the Boston Education Justice Alliance, sharing in public education advocacy. She also serves as the Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline Coordinator, connecting adult learners to education resources across the state. She has a B.A. in Communications with a concentration in Journalism and Literature from Emerson College and is fluent in Spanish.