Civic Leadership

Lifting and improving Philadelphia’s economic and civic life
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The Chamber knows good, sound civic leadership is crucial to the success of our City. We work to actively engage civic and neighborhood organizations in the development and execution of policies that enhance the economy, and support an efficient and impactful government.

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  • Lynn Ozer

Member Perspective: Lynn Ozer

September 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Lynn Ozer (President, SBA Lending Division Officer, Fulton Bank) encourages businesses to work together to uplift every neighborhood in Philadelphia.

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.

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Subcommittees

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EDUCATION

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.

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NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIC GROWTH

Explore ways to support Philadelphia neighborhoods by developing a community of inclusive growth.

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VULNERABLE POPULATIONS

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

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[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

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Sponsors

Co-Title Sponsors

Comcast Co-Branded
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Presenting Sponsor

PECO

Contributing Sponsors

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