Q&A With Summer Lee, Candidate for US Congress PA-12

Summer has participated in previous Q&A’s since her dynamic first race for the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 2018. She actually reached out to me in 2017 to discuss LGBTQ issues. And she’s never stopped advocating, creating a better world, and holding us all accountable for doing the same. She fearlessly tilts at institutions that try to hold her (and us) back, but she’s not chasing dragons. She’s rolling up her sleeves and doing important work.

The 2022 Pittsburgh Power 100

Representing the 34th district, which includes the part of the City of Pittsburgh, Wilkins Township and the Braddock Hills, Churchill and Edgewood boroughs, among others, is Summer Lee. Lee became the first African American woman from western Pennsylvania elected to the House of Representatives in 2018.

Progressive Caucus PAC backs Summer Lee in Pennsylvania

The political action committee is endorsing state Rep. Summer Lee in the 12th Congressional District, The Hill first reported, offering a boost in the crowded Democratic primary from top lawmakers on the left

Sunrise Movement endorses progressive Democrats Summer Lee, Nida Allam and Erica Smith for Congress

Sunrise Movement, the youth-led climate activist group, on Thursday announced its endorsements of Summer Lee in Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional district, Nida Allam in North Carolina's 4th Congressional district and Erica Smith in North Carolina's 1st Congressional district, further bolstering progressive support behind the three Democratic candidates for the US House of Representatives.