How transparency in government can lead to prosperity in every neighborhood

The PHL Neighborhood Growth Project has been working to improve the opportunities needed to create strong lines of communication between local government, the business community, and neighborhood leaders to create lasting impact and prosperity in every neighborhood.

The Chamber submits testimony to the Philadelphia City Council Special Committee on Poverty Reduction and Prevention

The Chamber advocates for an educated and diverse workforce, a key asset to the long-term competitive success of the city and acts as a catalyst to attract and retain businesses.

Philadelphia City Council Holds Hearing on the Chamber’s PHL Neighborhood Growth Project Initiative

Today, Philadelphia City Council held a hearing with neighborhood businesses and civic organizations highlighting the Chamber’s PHL Neighborhood Growth Project initiative (NGP). NGP focuses on inclusive, neighborhood-level growth built around the recognition that addressing the city’s deep poverty won’t be accomplished through a single program or policy, but will take a coordinated, broad effort across government, businesses, and community leaders.

This spring, the Chamber and its allies — including the African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ, & DE, the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia, the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Greater […]

Don’t miss Tuesday’s PHL NGP Inclusive Growth Hearing

The following letter was sent by the PHL Neighborhood Growth Project to neighborhood, business, and civic leaders.

Dear Friend,

The PHL Neighborhood Growth Project coalition is filled with neighborhood leaders, businesses, and individuals who are dedicated to creating inclusive growth in our city. We are proud of this robust coalition and the work they have been doing both within their own businesses or organizations and with us at NGP.

At our upcoming Inclusive Growth Hearing with City Council, we will be highlighting this work and sharing ways in which we can all work together to make sure […]