2020 GREATER PHILADELPHIA LEADERSHIP EXCHANGE
In this time of unprecedented change, leadership must be action-oriented, solutions must be inclusion-based, and conferences must be digital. Participants in the 2020 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange will explore the impact of the pandemic through a racial equity lens and work with peers and experts to devise actionable shared solutions.
The latest insight and updates from the Economy League community.
Economy League and Independence Blue Cross Launch Well City Challenge to Seek Community Solutions for Addressing Millennial Health
On Oct. 26, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia (ELGP) and Independence Blue Cross (Independence) are joining forces to launch the Well City Challenge to take a deeper dive into millennials' physical and mental health challenges -- and they are looking for home-grown, community-generated... Read More
For the first installment of the Automation Nation series, we take a closer look at the automation potential within Greater Philadelphia’s food... Read More
Throughout our transit-focused series, we’ve explored ridership trends in Greater Philadelphia and detailed the demographics and socioeconomic status... Read More
In this week’s Leading Indicator, we continue our analysis of public transportation ridership in Greater Philadelphia. Last week, we detailed overall... Read More
The COVID-19 economic lockdown has had a devastating effect on public transportation in the United States - which was already in a precarious... Read More
Economy League releases report "Good Eats." This collaborative effort with the City of Philadelphia's Get Healthy Philly examines the Greater Philadelphia food economy, and good food’s potential to drive growth, improve health, and expand opportunity. Read More >>
WHY WE GPLEX
2019 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange participants share their perspectives.
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.