Congressman Evans to Speak at Broccoli City Music Festival

April 24, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans will speak about the importance of expanding access to fresh, healthy foods for everyone in our communities during a panel at the 5th Annual Broccoli City Music Festival in Washington, D.C. on May 5, 2017.

Broccoli City is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide millennials with the tools and skills they will need to build successful, sustainable urban communities. To celebrate the 5th year of the Broccoli City Music Festival this year’s conference theme will be “Building Broccoli Cities.”

“Our young people are our future leaders,” Congressman Evans said. “We need our neighborhoods to be filled with individuals who want to build stronger, stable communities for themselves and their families. How do we make investments in stronger neighborhoods? We broaden access to fresh, healthy foods, strengthen our public schools and expand the lines of capital and credit to make thriving, prosperous neighborhoods a reality for all.”

“I am very excited to be speaking on a panel about the importance of nutrition and healthy eating at this year’s Broccoli City Music Festival,” Evans said. “It is so important for our young people to know they have a space where they can learn about the skills, tools and resources they will need in order to build stronger neighborhoods, block by block.”

WHO: Congressman Dwight Evans, Rapper David Styles (aka Styles P.) and Brittany Johnson of NBC Universal

WHAT: Congressman Evans Speaks at Broccoli City Music Festival

WHEN: Friday, May 5 from 9:00-10:15 am

WHERE: Gallaudet University Kellogg Conference Center, 800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002



Media Contact: Becca Brukman, 202-225-4001,