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League Hits

  • Generocity covered The Barra Foundation's recent racial equity work- including their grant to the Economy League.

  • Executive Director Jeff Hornstein was interviewed for this WHYY piece on the reopening of Philly schools.

  • The Economy League was mentioned in this Generocity piece about COVID's impact on Philly jobs.

  • PAGE Director J'nelle Lawrence was tapped to join the Forum of Executive Women in late February.

  • Board member Steven S. Bradley (African American Chamber of Commerce) was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of 2021's "Power 100" in February.

  • Board member Lin Thomas (Supra/EMSCO) recently closed a deal for 9.6 acres of land from PIDC to construct a new headquarters in West Parkside, with the help of PAGE. Read more here

  • Board member Tiffany Newmuis (Comcast) joined The Forum of Executive Women in December.

  • Board member Donald Generals (Community College of Philadelphia) received the prestigious Philadelphia Tribune Magazine’s 2020 Most Influential Leader award in November.

  • Board members Marcos Lopez (Exude) and Maria Frizelle Roberts (MFR Consultants) spoke at the ONE Academy for 2020 and the graduation ceremony of the 2nd Cohort of the Basic Entrepreneurial Program (BEP) at the Academy in December.

  • Board member Rob McNeill (Deloitte) was named a Most Admired CEO of 2020 by The Philadelphia Business Journal in December.

  • GPLEX Director Opeola Bukola recently wrote an op-ed for Billy Penn, and was featured on the podcast 'Live With RadioKismet' to discuss it.