Elected Experience: Lexington Town Meeting
Other Professional Experience: Physician
Education: MD, Harvard Medical School, 1979; BA, Psychology-Sociology-Anthropology, Harvard University, 1973
Community Service: Dr. Jill Stein is a mother, housewife, physician, longtime teacher of internal medicine, and pioneering environmental-health advocate. She has served in elected leadership roles with the Coalition for Healthy Communities, Citizens for Voter Choice and the national Physicians for Social Responsibility. She has has won several awards including Clean Water Action's Not in Anyone's Backyard Award, the Children's Health Hero Award, and the Toxic Action Center's Citizen Award. In 2002, she ran for governor against Mitt Romney.
Elected Experience: NA
Other Professional Experience: Founder of Kensington Welfare Rights Union; National Coordinator of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign.
Education: Minnesota public schools
Community Service: For the past 25 years Cheri Honkala has been a leading advocate for poor and homeless in America. In 2001 Ms. Magazine named Honkala Woman of the Year and she has won numerous awards including the Bread and Roses Human Rights Award, Public Citizen of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Social Workers, and the prestigious Letelier-Moffitt award from the Institute for Policy Studies. In April 2005 Mother Jones magazine named her Hellraiser of the Month.