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    We address critical issues facing Greater Philadelphia by providing impactful research, connecting diverse leaders, and advancing shared solutions.

     

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    We're working with large institutional buyers to grow businesses, strengthen the local economy, create jobs, and build wealth. 

     

     

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    We’re building a regional resource of high-quality, data-driven, and objective research to address the region’s most important challenges and opportunities.

     

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    Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange

     

    We bring leaders together across sectors to learn from their peers in other regions and apply best practices

     

THE LATEST

The latest insights, updates, and news from the Economy League community. 
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    Passionate about health inequity? Interested in driving change in your community?

     

    ENTER OUR WELL CITY CHALLENGE!


    The Economy League of Greater of Philadelphia has relaunched our city-wide social impact competition to engage and support everyday innovators with new creative ideas for addressing Philadelphia’s health and wellness challenges called the #WellCityChallenge.
     
    Are you an innovator with ideas for community-led solutions to health inequities? We are soliciting proposals from the community and supporting their development through workshops, pitch competitions, mentorship, and over $100,000 in prizes, as well as access to seed investments!

     

    If you feel passionate about health inequity in your community click READ MORE for details about the Challenge and ENTER THE WELL CITY CHALLENGE before March 3rd.
  • PAGE SUMMIT 2023

    It is with great excitement that we announce our annual PAGE Summit! This summit will highlight the achievements of PAGE throughout the 2022 year and give an outlook for the big goals of our organization. 

    Date: February 16th, 2023
    Location: African American Museum of Philadelphia
    Time: 4pm-7pm

     

    *REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT - CLICK READ MORE TO RSVP*

    REGISTER HERE

     
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  • GPLEX 360 EVENT

    Small Businesses in Philadelphia

    Hosted by GPLEX, PAGE, & Comcast

     

    For this GPLEX360 session, we will hear from various experts, including Comcast’s RISE program and the Economy League’s PAGE program, who are working from different perspectives to address the challenges experienced by small business owners. We will also hear from local business owners about their experiences working with PAGE and RISE.

     

    This is an application-based event: you must apply to be considered for attendance.

     

    REGISTER HERE

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Regional Direction
December 14th 2022

A Review of 2022's Leading Indicators

In our last Leading Indicator of 2022, we reflect on our work this past year and review lessons learned. We also want to hear from you, our readers,... Read More
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Regional Direction
November 30th 2022

Building a Multi-Dimensional Index to Benchmark Philadelphia

This Leading Indicator introduces a research endeavor at the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia to analyze peer cities of Philadelphia across... Read More
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Regional Direction
November 15th 2022

Inflation in Greater Philadelphia: The October 2022 Update

This Leading Indicator provides updates on localized inflation rates for Greater Philadelphia after the release of latest October 2022 Consumer Price... Read More
November 15th 2022

New Economy League Report Provides Roadmap for North Philadelphia Workforce Recovery

The report explores the challenges faced by workers and employees alike in North Philadelphia and provides real solutions. In addition, the report... Read More
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Upcoming GPLEX360 Events                                           

--stay tuned for upcoming GPLEX360 events and information about next year’s conference—location TBD!

 

Follow our LinkedIn page to stay connected and look out for future announcements of opportunities to get involved. 

 

Follow us on social media at @EconomyLeague  #GPLEX

Still have questions? Email GPLEX Director Kiersten Mailler
 

LEARN MORE ABOUT GPLEX 

 

CAMPAIGNS & PROJECTS 

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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.

 

READ MORE

 

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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. 

 

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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.

 

READ MORE

 

OUR INVESTORS

The Economy League thanks the corporate, institutional, and individual investors whose financial support makes our work possible.

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