Dona Spring

Dona Spring

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dona Spring (January 22, 1953 - July 13, 2008) was an American and activist and Green Party politician. She served on the Berkeley City Council from 1992 until her death in 2008. Spring was born in Plentywood, Montana. After an active youth, she graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with honors, earning a bachelor's degree in anthropology and psychology. She worked for many years as an activist devoted to causes such as disability rights, seniors, at-risk youth, poverty, the environment and animal rights. She used a wheelchair for much of her adult life due to rheumatoid arthritis. Spring was elected to the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee in 1986 and to the county's Green Party County Council in 1990. Spring's successful candidacy for the Berkeley City Council in 1992 was a galvanizing event for the newly-qualified Green Party of California. She served on the Alameda County Recycling Board from 1997 to 2001, including a stint as its president in 2001. She was elected to her fifth, and last, term to the Berkeley City Council in 2006 with 72% of votes cast.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136769166
  • 9786136769165