Originally posted on The Philadelphia Tribune One day after a gunman shot six Philadelphia police officers in an incident that brought unwanted international attention to Philadelphia, lawmakers, most of them Democrats, and members of the law enforcement community gathered inside a packed room inside City Hall to urge elected officials to pass stronger gun control […]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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