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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