Philadelphia schools recently issued a facilities report showing that the average student attends a school built in the year Brooklyn Dodger great Jackie Robinson stunned a Yankee Stadium crowd by stealing home during Game 1 of the World Series. That was 1955. This means our children go to the same aged, rundown K-12 facilities considered […]More
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About Dwight EvansAs a State Representative and civic leader, Dwight has dedicated his career to bolstering our communities and improving the lives of Philadelphia families.
Dwight will be an activist Congressman who will take what's he's learned from his successes to strengthen all our neighborhoods across the city, block by block.
A Lifetime Commitment to PhiladelphiaDwight is a North Philadelphia native, a community activist and a leader in the State Legislature. Throughout his career, he has been on the front lines for civil rights, economic opportunity, quality education and safe neighborhoods.
Stronger CommunitiesDwight is focused on turning once-blighted neighborhoods into thriving commercial centers and magnets for middle-class families. Block by block, he will help revitalize neighborhoods across Philadelphia by bringing stable jobs and refurbished housing.
Fresh & Affordable Food, Higher Quality of LifeDwight led the effort to bring grocery stores to underserved neighborhoods without fresh food options in areas outside his boundaries. This helped create new jobs and was used as a national model by President Obama,
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From the bottom of my heart, I would like to thank everyone for your support and dedication that made this campaign possible. This campaign belongs to you — and I am honored and humbled to represent you and all of the 2nd Congressional District in Washington, D.C. It’s your hard work, your faith in the […]More