Regional Direction
October 27th 2022

OCTOBER 2022: FRONTPAGE NOTE: Building the Lens of Supplier Diversity

Last week our PAGE team was spread throughout the country at conferences that reflected some of our major tenets as a program. PAGE has always focused on community building through the lens of supplier diversity, access to capital, and education and operational support for entrepreneurs. Read More
Regional Direction
September 13th 2022

FRONTPAGE SPOTLIGHT: BTC ENVELOPES & PRINTING

BTC Envelopes & Printing is a certified minority-owned printing solutions company with over 20 years of experience serving the greater Philadelphia area. BTC applied to the PAGE Hurdle Fund, seeking $25,000 to purchase a cargo van that could be used to deliver products to their customers safely and... Read More
  • jonathan sterling
Regional Direction
September 1st 2022

SEPTEMBER 2022: FRONTPAGE NOTE: Student Loan Forgiveness and Debt Crisis

“Nearly two-thirds of the $1.7 trillion in student debt in America is held by women, and Black borrowers are more negatively affected due to systemic racism.” (Sanchez ) Read More
  • jonathan sterling
Regional Direction
August 3rd 2022

AUGUST 2022 FRONTPAGE NOTE

In Philadelphia and beyond, the pandemic led to a massive personal and business lockdown. A once bustling cityscape was temporarily rendered unsafe, profitless, and inaccessible. Both food and road traffic disappeared almost overnight, having a devastating effect on our Center City district.... Read More
Regional Direction
July 6th 2022

JULY 2022 FRONTPAGE NOTE: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

“Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” ... the phrase has become increasingly popular in the last few years and for good reason. Unfortunately, the use of this terminology has often merely served as a marketing slogan, rather than as evidence of true intent or deep action toward racial justice. So, what... Read More
  • juneteenthflag
Regional Direction
June 17th 2022

FRONTPAGE: JUNETEENTH ISSUE | 2022

“There is nothing new about poverty. What is new, however, is that we have the resources to get rid of it.” Dr. King, Nobel Peace Prize address, 1964 Read More
Regional Direction
May 26th 2022

FRONTPAGE: TOTAL IMPACT PHL 2022

The PAGE team was grateful to attend The Total Impact Summit 2022 this past week, hosted by our partner organization, ImpactPHL. PAGE Director, Kenyatta James hosted a panel on day 1, “Community Regeneration: Learn How Money is Moving in New Ways for Equity”, where we heard from leaders who are... Read More
Regional Direction
May 26th 2022

FRONTPAGE: MEET JONATHAN STERLING

Jonathan Sterling is a Northeast Philadelphia native who is now the PAGE Community Manager for the Economy League. He works with the rest of the PAGE team to stimulate supplier diversity within the anchor institutions of Philadelphia, giving small black and brown businesses a route to opportunities... Read More
  • PAGE DEI Data Analyst
Regional Direction
April 25th 2022

APRIL FRONTPAGE: 2022 PAGE Accountability Framework

PAGE 2022 Accountability Framework   Metrics that matter    Those of you who follow and support our work know that Mayor Kenney recently announced PAGE’s Impact Challenge of $75,000,000 in net new spend with diverse suppliers by the procurement departments of Philadelphia anchor... Read More
Regional Direction
April 12th 2022

APRIL 2022: PAGE DIRECTORS NOTE

Building an equitable future for Philadelphia's construction industry    Philadelphia is experiencing a construction boom. Though the pandemic may have slowed progress on some key projects, there is no denying the cranes that transform our cityscape a bit more each day. Unfortunately, this boom... Read More
1 2