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: Children’s hospitals are being threatened for treating trans youth, and lawmakers are joining medical associations in calling on the feds to help

A Philadelphia Congressman is leading an effort to urge the Department of Justice to push back against threats made to children’s hospitals nationally, including Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, for providing care to transgender youth. Democrat Dwight Evans helped coordinate a letter from more than 30 Democratic members of the House of Representatives to Attorney General […]


Chestnut Hill Local: Fetterman hits West Oak Lane before election day

John Fetterman’s 2022 Senate campaign spent the morning of election day eve outside of Rep. Dwight Evans’ West Oak Lane field office, chatting and taking pictures with supporters for about ten minutes before his next stop west of the city. His final destination? Pittsburgh. “We’re going to be going all across Pennsylvania during this last […]