Evandro Carvalho


Massachusetts House
Fifth Suffolk
Result: Won

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Evandro Carvalho
Mass Alliance is proud to endorse Evandro Carvalho as the Stae Representative for the 5th Suffolk District. Evandro Carvalho was born in Cape Verde and immigrated to Dorchester at age 15. He excelled academically and eventually earned a scholarship to study at UMass Amherst and Howard University Law School. After his graduation, he worked as an assistant District Attorney and through his worked he witnessed the vicious cycle poverty and gun violence that affect young people in his community. He has served on the board of Teen Empowerment and also works as a volunteer for the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance. Carvalho focused on several issues that he feels are important to help his community thrive. First, ensuring that local jobs are done by local people and supporting this effort by expanding training programs, increasing the minimum wage, and support for small businesses. Second, increasing investment in education including universal pre-K and more vocational and after school programs available. Finally, more affordable housing options for low and middle income residents. Year endorsed: 2014

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