Ruthzee is a knowledgeable and empathetic leader who is committed to creating a more just and thriving Boston. As a lifelong resident of the city, she has a deep understanding of its history and culture. Ruthzee's experience as a lawyer has given her the skills and expertise to represent families facing eviction and foreclosure before the Boston Housing Court and work on voting rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. She has also played a pivotal role in Senator Warren's presidential and Senate campaigns, serving as the senior attorney. In addition, Mayor Menino appointed her to a committee that worked on redesigning the student assignment process in Boston Public Schools when she was still a student.
Ruthzee's vision for Boston is grounded in equity and affordability. She is committed to fighting for a budget that aligns with the values of Boston's residents and creates a more affordable city for working-class families. Her advocacy for the people of Boston is rooted in her experience as the daughter of working-class Haitian immigrants. Ruthzee is a dedicated advocate for marginalized communities and is determined to build a city that works for everyone.