A Stronger Philadelphia. Block By Block.

A Plan for America's Cities

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Creating Good Jobs

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Investing in Public Schools

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Delivering Results for All Our Communities

About Dwight Evans

As 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 Philadelphia

Dwight 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 Communities

Dwight 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 Life

Dwight 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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Count On: Rep. Cunningham, bill to lower drug costs for low-income families

Originally published by Count On News 2 on May 16, 2019 By Heather Olinger WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Cunningham introduced the CLAY Act, Creating Lower Cost Alternatives for Your Prescription Drugs Act. The bill which would lower the cost of prescription drugs for beneficiaries who receive the low-income subsidy (LIS) in Medicare Part D. […]


The Washington Times: House Dem on Trump investigations: ‘The law is on our side’

Originally published by The Washington Times on May 13, 2019 Baily Vogt Rep. Dwight Evans said Monday House Democrats want to “resolve” their congressional investigations of President Trump and blasted the administration for blocking their ability to conduct oversight. “We want to resolve this and get it done,” the Pennsylvania Democrat said on CNN’s “Newsroom.” […]