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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

     

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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 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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The latest insights, updates, and news from the Economy League community. 
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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 kmailler@economyleague.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.

 

Learn More About GPLEX 2022

 

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Regional Direction
July 13th 2022

A Philadelphia-Detroit Comparison: The Economies

We continue our series comparing Philadelphia and Detroit as we prepare to convene 150 Philadelphia leaders in Detroit for the Greater Philadelphia... Read More
July 11th 2022

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

According to data from the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia (ELGP), Philadelphia's major educational and healthcare anchor institutions spend... Read More
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Regional Direction
June 29th 2022

A Philadelphia-Detroit Comparison: The Populations

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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Regional Direction
June 15th 2022

Philadelphia’s Employment Gains and Losses Since COVID-19

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent jobs report continues to note major gains in national employment levels. These gains, however, are... Read More

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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