THE WELL CITY CHALLENGE
The Economy League has joined forces with Independence Blue Cross to launch the Well City Challenge - a social impact challenge to engage and support everyday innovators with new creative ideas for addressing Philadelphia’s millennial health and mental health challenges.
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.
The current number of new job posts in the U.S. is roughly 14 percent lower than this time last year, according to a recent data brief released by the FRED Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. With employment continuing to crawl back to pre-pandemic levels and the City of... Read More
In the second installment of our Automation Nation series, we dive deeper into automation trends in the U.S. healthcare and social assistance... Read More
Billy Penn: COVID wrecking your mental health? New initiative will award $100k to pilot solutions for Philly millennials
Smoking more, drinking more alcohol and using more recreational drugs — all while mental health problems grow. That’s been the growing landscape for... Read More
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... Read More
WHY WE GPLEX
2019 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange participants share their perspectives.
CAMPAIGNS & PROJECTS
THE WELL CITY CHALLENGE
The Well City Challenge, presented by Independence Blue Cross, is a social impact challenge to engage and support everyday innovators with new creative ideas for addressing Philadelphia’s millennial health and mental health challenges.
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.
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.