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    Updates and insight on education & talent development, business growth, and infrastructure in Greater Philadelphia
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November 23rd 2015

Considering the Benefits of King of Prussia Rail

At our December 3 World Class Infrastructure Forum Connecting with the King, the Economy League will release a new report detailing the local impact of this significant transportation investment. Read More
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November 23rd 2015

PHL Makes It Look Easy Being Green

While Philadelphia’s recent designation as a World Heritage City will bring with it increased international attention, it has quietly been building a global reputation in an area that is invisible to most – green infrastructure. Read More
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November 23rd 2015

Community Health Innovators in North Philadelphia

A recurring theme throughout the last three Leadership Exchanges has been the important role that access to quality healthcare plays in community development. Read More
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November 23rd 2015

Partnering for Student Success

Increasingly, the discussion about improving schools and student achievement is moving beyond teacher training, test results, and school district policies. Read More
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November 22nd 2015

A Convening of Wavemakers: Key Insights from the 2015 Leadership Exchange

In the final installment of the Economy League’s Exchange to Change series, Steve Wray reflects on the key lessons and insights that emerged from the 2015 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange. Read More
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October 21st 2015

Five Lessons from 10 Years of GPLEX

In the sixth installment of the Economy League’s Exchange to Change series, Josh Sevin reflects on five key lessons learned over the last ten years of bringing together our region’s difference makers at the Leadership Exchange. Read More
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September 24th 2015

Exchange to Change: The Leadership Exchange’s Key Ingredient

In the fifth installment of the Economy League’s Exchange to Change series, Josh Sevin examines how new relationships and collaborations seeded at the Leadership Exchange have led to lasting change in Greater Philadelphia. Read More
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Regional Direction
August 28th 2015

10 Signs of Global Progress in Greater Philadelphia

In 2009, the Economy League launched World Class Greater Philadelphia with the goal of developing and sustaining a new way of working together to achieve big goals for our region. From the beginning – as exhibited by its very name – the World Class agenda has sought to expand our region’s global... Read More
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July 24th 2015

Exchange to Change: Embracing Newcomers & Diversity

In the fourth installment of the Economy League’s Exchange to Change series, Allison Kelsey examines how the regions we’ve visited have fostered diversity and inclusion – and how our trip to Toronto helped shape immigrant supports in Greater Philadelphia. Read More
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Regional Direction
July 16th 2015

Expanding Opportunity

The special Economy League analysis Expanding Opportunity examines ways in which advancing the World Class agenda can expand opportunity across Greater Philadelphia’s many communities while driving economic growth at the regional level. Learn how our region stacks up on key measures of growth and... Read More
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