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May 20th 2016

Commentary: Jobs ensure that ex-inmates get second chance

A bipartisan movement has emerged to make our criminal justice system fairer and more effective. Read More
April 26th 2016

3 reasons why nonprofits should care about the city’s export plan

What has a robust economy with a strong global presence, sustainable job growth and high wages all over? Hint: The answer isn’t quite Philadelphia. Read More
April 26th 2016

Local to global: the greater philadelphia export plan wants to boost billions in business

How can a local economy make a global debut? After more than a year of market analysis -- along with surveys and interviews with local businesses -- the finalized study and a plan of action were released this month. Read More
April 13th 2016

Go sell it: Export globally to grow sales and jobs, plan for region urges

Floating tantalizing growth prospects, including $6.3 billion in new sales each year and 35,000 additional jobs, economic-development officials Wednesday morning released a three-year export plan for the Philadelphia region. Read More
April 13th 2016

Economy League, World Trade Center unveil export plan to boost Phila. jobs, revenue

Increasing the Greater Philadelphia region's export intensity could bring billions of dollars in new economic activity and nearly 40,000 additional jobs to the region, which has persistently lagged in economic growth, according to a new plan devised by business leaders in the region. Read More
April 10th 2016

Ship 'em out: Exports can cure what ails local economy, study urges

The products aren't especially noteworthy: ice cream and cheesecake, steak and actuators. But where they're sold is: China and South Korea, Russia, India, and the Middle East. Read More
April 8th 2016

Economy League, World Trade Center to unveil Greater Philadelphia export plan

If we told you that there's a strategy within reach for our region that could generate more than $6 billion in new economic activity every year and 35,000 additional jobs, we’d have your attention – right? Read More
April 1st 2016

Economy League is gearing up for a trip to Los Angeles

A number of local cross-sector leaders will accompany the nonprofit as it heads to the West Coast with a three-pronged mission. Read More
March 31st 2016

Pre-K and the Economy League, the influential nonprofit guiding City Hall

For the Economy League, it’s vindication in a way. The purpose of their organization is to address key challenges to improve the Philadelphia region’s future. Read More
March 20th 2016

The Longest Ride

A 2015 report by the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia found that Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods have the longest commutes. Read More
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