Carlos Jimenez leads special projects in the Growth Division of the AFL-CIO. In that role he helps build and guide coalitions to address the complex challenges and systems challenging working families around the country. He was previously the Executive Director for the Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO. He came to the council after more than a decade of union, political, community, and student organizing including as regional field organizer at Jobs with Justice, where he had the privilege of supporting local leaders and organizations as they built long term relationships and coalitions committed to building powerful organizations and movements for social and economic justice.
Carlos is building a Jewish family with his wife Rebecca Wasserman and their two children in Silver Spring.