Passionate about health inequity? Interested in driving change in your community?
This fall, The Economy League of Greater of Philadelphia will relaunch a city-wide innovation called the #WellCityChallenge. We're looking for everyday innovators with ideas of community-led solutions to health inequities.
If you feel passionate about health inequity and want to help shape this Challenge, click READ MORE to learn how you can participate in the Community Listening Session taking place on August 10th.
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GPLEX DETROIT 2022 APPLICATION FOR DETROITERS CLOSES JULY 30TH
APPLICATION FOR PHILADELPHIA IS CLOSED
We are inviting 50 Detroiters to JOIN US in October. GPLEX will return in Detroit, Michigan this October 1-4! Stay connected here and follow us on social media at @EconomyLeague #GPLEX
Learn More Here -> What is GPLEX for Detroiters
If you were not able to apply in time or have questions about the Detroit application, please email GPLEX Director Kiersten Mailler at firstname.lastname@example.org
Already Applied? Thank you for your interest in joining our Fall 2022 GPLEX cohort. Applications are under review and notices will be sent via email by June 30th. Please stay tuned. . Click here to preview the GPLEX2022 3-day program: https://bit.ly/37HCmoP
Participation in the Leadership Exchange is a competitive process with a goal of representing the geographic, demographic, sector, and industry diversity in the region.
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The Economy League and ImpactPHL Launch PAGE Hurdle Fund with $125,000, Aiming to Eliminate Barriers for Black & Brown Businesses Pursuing Institutional Contracts to Grow Businesses & Build Wealth
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As part of our Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange (GPLEX) program, the Economy League is convening a diverse cohort of 150 Philadelphia civic... Read More
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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.