Jordan Berg Powers is the Executive Director at Mass Alliance, where he previously served as Deputy Director of Mass Alliance. In his seven years there, he has helped elect new progressive leaders across the state, recruited progressive champions to run for political office, and trained hundreds of grassroots organizers. In 2015, Jordan was recognized for 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, Jordan is active in campaigns for saving public education, as well as promoting gender equality and a more progressive tax system for the Commonwealth. He conducts trainings across the state on campaign strategy and management, candidate recruitment, progressive messaging and women in politics. Jordan's career in politics began when, as a 13-year-old, he was hired to knock on doors for a congressional campaign. Since then, he has worked on several congressional races, on Capitol Hill, and for a national polling firm. Jordan holds a master’s degree in international politics from the London School of Oriental and African Studies and two bachelor’s degrees, one in international development and one in economics, both from American University.