Senate District 4
Democrat (Term Expires: 2026) serving Montgomery (part) and Philadelphia (part) Counties.
Health & Human Services , Minority Chair
Aging & Youth
View my 2023-2024 session co-sponsorship memoranda
View my 2023-2024 session sponsored legislation
Arthur and Virginia Haywood
Married Julie Billingslea of Ardmore
B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Morehouse College, 1979; MsC London School of Economics (Marshall Scholar), 1981; J.D. University of Michigan Law School, 1985.
Worked to expand independence and power in low-income neighborhoods: Housing Attorney at Regional Housing Legal Services and Community Legal Services; Legal Counsel and Executive Vice President at Esperanza; partner in private practice representing community organizations in neighborhood revitalization activities; board member at Tenant Union Representative Network and Cheltenham Achievers Network; recognized for work by Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Christian Legal Aid Society, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and John Marshall Fair Housing Institute; Commissioner Cheltenham Township 2010-2014; elected to the State Senate November 4, 2014.