Tova Ricardo is an award-winning spoken word poet, writer, and Jewish advocate from the San Francisco Bay Area. As a Black Ashkenazi woman and an emerging Jewish professional invested in Torah, Israel advocacy, and uplifting American Jewish communities of color, Ricardo's community engagement work and writing has been featured in Hillel International, Jewish Journal, Jews of Color Initiative, Jewish Federations of North America, and UJA-Federation of NY. Ricardo has also served as the 2015 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate, was a finalist in the national collegiate poetry slam competition, and is a digital producer at the Tel Aviv Institute. You can find her on Instagram @tovathepoet.
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