5 Questions For: Transition Co-Chair Rep. Dwight Evans
Rep. Dwight Evans.
State Representative of the 203rd District for the past 35 years. Previously a teacher in the Philadelphia public school district. LaSalle University alum. Calls West Oak Lane home.
1) What book are you reading?
Build Brother Build by Rev. Dr. Leon Sullivan, about building up neighborhoods and communities
2) Favorite Philly restaurant?
Relish (of course!)
3) Why do you think Jim has what it takes to be mayor?
For me, it all comes down to one simple thing: no matter how tough the fight might be, Jim is never afraid to take on an issue if it’s the right thing to do.
4) Why do you ♥ Philly?
All our different neighborhoods and the people that make them so great! We’ve got one of the best cities in the world, it’s got a great sense of community and people are proud of where they come from.
5) What are you committed to as chair of the policy committee?
We’re going to help make sure Jim finds diverse, innovative people who are committed to moving Philadelphia forward. As Jim himself so strongly believes; it’s a “we,” not an “I” working together to make Philadelphia a better place. Beyond that, we’re also going to ensure that the citizens of Philadelphia are engaged and involved in the policy process, so we can make Jim’s priorities a reality for our city.
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