Ruby Wilson is a design strategist at DC Justice Lab where she is responsible for creates visual and video content. Ruby is an expert at making information easily understandable and visually appealing and using her creativity to build a better future. Ruby creates resources for DCJL’s advocacy campaigns, including fact sheets, advocacy one-pagers, and social media explainers, and is strengthening our digital presence.
Prior to DC Justice Lab, Ruby worked as an Art Instructor at Latin American Youth Center, where she developed and executed art lesson plans for middle school students. She also worked as a Communications Associate at the Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington, where she managed digital platforms, developed a website and multimedia newsletters, supported advocacy initiatives focused on affordable housing, public safety, and returning citizens rights, and worked with community partners to advance campaigns. Ruby is motivated by working toward change in areas that have affected people she knows and people who look like her.
Ruby received Project Nia’s Stevie Wilson Youth DIY Art Residency to create a Black liberation themed coloring book. Though she is a native of Silver Spring, Maryland, she has always loved Washington, DC.