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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?

     
    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 in your community and want to help shape this Challenge, click READ MORE and join our Well City mailing list!
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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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Regional Direction
November 3rd 2022

Test Driving the Anchor Economy Dashboard

For years, hospitals and universities have been regarded as key players in regional economies. While corporate headquarters and manufacturing... Read More
October 28th 2022

Economy League’s PAGE Hurdle Fund Reports Positive Contract Growth Between Philadelphia Institutions & BIPOC Businesses in First Year, Modeling a Local Capital Solution

$100k+ in grant capital supported five BIPOC businesses in securing $1.8M in new revenue opportunities with institutions like Drexel University and... Read More
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Regional Direction
October 20th 2022

Impact of COVID-19 on Urban Labor Markets

This Leading Indicator looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on private wage, employment, and establishment growth using recent estimates from... 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
 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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OUR INVESTORS

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

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4 Corners Management
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AARP
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Abrams Realty & Development
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Alexander Perry, Inc