Educator and Community Leader. Lifelong Rhode Island resident. Born and raised in RI-01.
Councilman Goncalves has been a resident of Providence as a Fox Point and East Side community member for over 25 years. John is a passionate educator and DEI Coordinator at the Wheeler School in Providence and a community advocate who has worked to advance issues on education, environmental justice, and neighborhood quality of life.
Now, John is running for Congress in the 2023 Special Election for Rhode Island's First Congressional District to continue his advocacy for the Ocean State's working families in Washington.