Meet Our Trainers
Jordan Berg Powers
Jordan Berg Powers (he/him) is the former Executive Director at Mass Alliance. In his 13 years there, he helped elect new leaders across the state, recruited candidates to run, and trained hundreds of grassroots organizers. In 2015, Jordan was recognized for his exceptional work in politics as an inaugural inductee into the 40 under 40 Poly Award. Using his expertise in talking to ordinary voters about progressive policy, was critical in passing ballot initiatives in Massachusetts to save public education, first guaranteed paid time off in the country, and a more progressive tax system for the Commonwealth. He conducted trainings across the country on understanding power, organizing, statewide ballot initiatives, progressive messaging and adding diversity in politics. He is currently consulting on organizing, messaging support, nonprofit management among other areas. In his free time, Jordan serves as a Zoning Board Commissioner for the City of Worcester. He is also on the board of JOIN for Justice, MassBudget, Partners in Democracy, Jewish Liberation Fund, Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action (JALSA), Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) - Boston Area, Teen Just-Us, The Commission on Social Action (CSA) of the RAC and the RAC Massachusetts. Jordan has a Masters in International Politics from the London School of Oriental & African Studies as well as a B.A. in International Development and a B.A. in Economics from American University.