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Workforce Development Specialist

John Drinkwater


John joined the Massachusetts AFL-CIO in 2006 as a political and legislative intern, and served the organization in a variety of roles before being named Legislative Director in 2014. After being elected to the Lowell City Council in 2019, John entered the role of Workforce Development Specialist for the MA AFL-CIO. 

John earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Economic Development from UMass Lowell, where he studied the community benefits of various development projects in the city of Lowell.