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

WHYY.org: Philly congressional reps call for increased Postal Service funding

Philadelphia’s three representatives in the U.S. House gathered Wednesday at Madison War Memorial Park in Old City to call for emergency funds for the U.S. Postal Service. Democrats Brendan Boyle, Dwight Evans, and Mary Gay Scanlon were joined by City Commissioners Lisa Deeley and Omar Sabir and postal workers’ union members to demand immediate federal […]


Philadelphia Business Journal: U.S. Rep. Evans: Next round of PPP should focus on Black and Latino-owned businesses

U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans is calling for the next round of stimulus funding to focus on hard-hit small businesses, particularly Black and Latino-owned businesses. Evans, a Democrat from Pennsylvania and vice chair of the House Small Business Committee, told the Philadelphia Business Journal his immediate focus is ensuring that the remaining Paycheck Protection Program funding […]