Lifting and improving Philadelphia’s economic and civic life
Roadmap for Growth Action Team
The Roadmap for Growth Action Team (Roadmap) is a group of 180+ Chamber members and partners united to engage with a broad range of civic and neighborhood organizations in the development and execution of policies and initiatives that enhance the economy, encourage civic engagement and support an efficient and impactful government in order to lift and improve Philadelphia’s economic and civic life. Roadmap’s steering committee is co-chaired by David L. Cohen, Esq., Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation, and Pedro Ramos, President and CEO, The Philadelphia Foundation.
ACTION TEAM VISION
The Roadmap for Growth Action Team will engage and unite Chamber members with a broad swath of civic and neighborhood organizations in the development and execution of a pro-growth, pro-jobs common agenda to lift and improve Philadelphia’s economic and civic life.
ACTION TEAM GOALS
- Further embed the Chamber in Philadelphia’s civic life, increasing grassroots engagement with members, community-focused organizations and government partners.
- Provide members and their employees with opportunities for civic engagement and social impact in Philadelphia through the creation and execution of an agenda that promotes growth and prosperity for all Philadelphians.
- Assist in the development of policy and initiatives related to a pro-growth, pro-jobs agenda working with a variety of stakeholders including the mayor’s administration and City Council.
Discuss ways to ensure that all students in Philadelphia have access to a quality education with a focus on early education and the completion of high school.
NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIC GROWTH
Explore ways to support Philadelphia neighborhoods by developing a community of inclusive growth.
Discover opportunities for the business community to address the highly visible homeless and panhandling populations.
Research, Resources & Publications
5 Things to Consider When Engaging Nontraditional Workers
[Infographic] Roadmap for Growth:A Vision for the City of Philadelphia
Roadmap for Growth: A Shared Agenda for the City to Promote Economic Growth and Job Creation
Roadmap for Growth: Recommendations to Promote Economic Growth and Job Creation in the City of Philadelphia 2015-2020