As a lifelong resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Mt. Airy section and more than fifteen(15) years of dedicated service to the community and the underserved. Andrew Lofton Sr feels the time has come to pursue the political office of Councilman of Philadelphia's 8th District. Mr. Lofton currently holds a Supervisory position with the Urban Affairs Coalition(UAC). He has been employed at UAC for 12 years. Prior to joining UAC he worked two plus years as a Registered Financial Representative. He also oversees, coaches and administrates St. Luke's Spirit basketball and Track programs.
Additionally, he volunteers between 15-20 hours weekly to community. This community experience includes more than eight years of managing youth programs and providing various services to homeless and welfare to work populations. He state's "I want to have the opportunity to use my years of experience working with individuals from a variety of socio-economic,religious and educational backgrounds, to bring fresh ideas and provide "outside the box" solutions to real issues in our community".
He is an advocate and staunch supporter of:
Mr. Lofton has many ideas on how to help resolve these and other critical quality of life issues not just in Philadelphia's 8th Councilmatic District but the City at Large.