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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Latest from the campaign

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Philly congressmen seek federal help to fix ‘unconscionable’ condition of city schools

Originally published by Philly.com on June 1, 2018 By Jonathan Tamari   WASHINGTON — Philadelphia’s three congressmen on Friday urged House leaders to devote federal money to repairing the city’s schools, which are suffering from mold, deteriorated asbestos, and peeling lead paint. The letter from Democrats Bob Brady, Brendan Boyle and Dwight Evans came in response to the Inquirer […]


Three Former Philadelphia Mayors Endorse Dwight Evans for Re-Election to Congress

For Immediate Release May 11, 2018 Contact: Michael Dineen Phone: 215.242.3213 Email: Michael@DwightEvans.com   Philadelphia, PA – Former Mayors Ed Rendell, John Street and Michael Nutter endorse Congressman Dwight Evans for Re-election to Congress.   “Dwight Evans accomplished in Harrisburg, by his strong leadership, more than anyone believed possible. In a short time in the […]