Andre Carroll

Andre Carroll

State House, District 201, PA

2024 Endorsement

Andre, a community leader born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has dedicated his life to public service. Growing up in the northwest section of the city under the guidance of his single-parent grandmother, Andre learned the values of hard work and perseverance from an early age.

After receiving his education in the Philadelphia School District, Andre became a proud graduate of Germantown High School. Equipped with a strong sense of justice and a desire to make a difference, he embarked on a career as an organizer. Andre's experience in the Philadelphia City Controller's Office allowed him to fight for diversity within the hedge funds responsible for overseeing the city's pension fund. Representing and advocating for those whose financial future relied on the office's decisions, Andre became a powerful voice for equality and fairness.

Over the past six years, Andre has immersed himself in supporting progressive campaigns. In 2019, as the Campaign Manager for Nicolas O'Rourke, he played a pivotal role in the Working Families Party's strategy to elect third-party candidates in Philadelphia. Building on his success, Andre ran a competitive race and primary in the 201st House District against a long-time incumbent in 2022.

Andre's dedication to public service continues to flourish. In his most recent role as Senior Strategist on Councilman Isaiah Thomas's successful Primary reelection campaign for Philadelphia City Council at Large, Andre demonstrated exceptional strategic thinking and leadership. Furthermore, he serves on the advisory board for The New Power Project, an organization that connects aspiring youth politicians to invaluable opportunities and resources. Additionally, Andre sits on the board of The Brothahood Foundation, a mentorship program guiding incarcerated youth facing adult charges.

Andre's commitment to making a difference extends beyond his professional endeavors. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Economics from Temple University while also holding an associate's degree in Business Administration from Peirce College. With his combined experience, education, and unwavering dedication, Andre continues to be a force of positive change in his community and beyond.