The latest insight and updates from the Economy League community.
What does it take to help drive inclusive growth and shared prosperity for all of Philadelphia? For many communities in the city, such as those in North Philadelphia, a history of disinvestment and redlining can make driving inclusive growth and shared prosperity a daunting task. From workforce... Read More
With a general push towards preventative care, different sectors of the healthcare field are working to provide more resources and programming to... Read More
Not all change is equal. Low-income populations are often excluded from the positive benefits of neighborhood change and development. This brief... Read More
WHY WE GPLEX
2018 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange participants share their perspectives on Seattle.
CAMPAIGNS & PROJECTS
PHILADELPHIA ANCHORS FOR GROWTH & EQUITY (PAGE)
Philadelphia Anchors for Growth and Equity is a partnership between the Economy League, the City of Philadelphia and leading “Eds and Meds” anchor institutions that seeks to increase local purchasing by large institutional buyers to grow businesses, strengthen the local economy, create jobs, and build wealth.
THE FULL CITY CHALLENGE
A joint initiative of the Economy League and Billy Penn, the Full City Challenge is a rapid incubator focused on identifying and supporting new collaborations that leverage our region’s robust food economy to address the acute problems of hunger and poverty in the Philadelphia region.
ANALYSIS OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA FIVE-YEAR PLAN
To aid in deliberation around the City of Philadelphia FY2019 budget and FY2019-2023 Five-Year Plan, the Economy League has compiled analysis to situate budget discussions within the broader context of the Philadelphia economy in 2018 and examine key linkages between the Five-Year Plan and what we see as the primary drivers of growth and prosperity—education and jobs.