Coletta Receives Endorsement by SEIU 888

Gabriela Coletta, candidate for Boston City Councilor District One, announced the endorsement of SEIU 888, workers in public service and education. General Election Day is May 3, 2022.

“Gigi Coletta has dedicated her life to serving the Boston community. As a worker-led union, SEIU 888 is immensely proud to endorse Gigi’s campaign for Boston City Council District One,” said Tom Mckeever, 888 President. “We will work together to improve Boston’s environment, access to affordable housing, schools and opportunities for working class people.”

In just the first month of her candidacy, Coletta has raised over $70,000 and secured the endorsement of over seventy community leaders including various former and current elected officials.

Coletta intends to run a robust, grassroots campaign focused on listening to residents, having inclusive discussions about the issues, and will bring her vision for the district directly to voters. To learn more visit about, Facebook at @GigiforDistrictOne, and Twitter @Gigi4District1. Please visit to sign up and learn more about ways to get involved.

Gabriela Coletta has dedicated her entire life working in service to others and empowering her neighbors to become involved in local democracy. She’s currently the External Relations Manager at the New England Aquarium where she advocates for a more resilient, inclusive, and accessible waterfront for all Bostonians. Gabriela brought her passion for public service in her role as Chief of Staff to Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards. She centered and amplified the lived experiences of those systemically overlooked in every policy discussion, constituent case, and civic engagement initiative. For more information, please visit

SEIU 888 is a union of 8,000 members across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We believe in the dignity and worth of workers and the services they provide. For more information, please visit

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