Nearly 25% of Philadelphians remain in poverty…. We can fix this

Today, Philadelphia remains the poorest big city in the country. And although the new report found that the poverty rate had dipped slightly, and the number of people living in poverty has dropped, the improvement in the poverty rate merely makes up lost ground since the 2008 recession.

The Chamber Launches Council Connectors

Council Connectors are people who own and operate businesses across the city. We know that increasing the number of jobs in the city — particularly in neighborhoods — is critical to tackling the city's biggest challenges.

Let’s eliminate poverty across Philadelphia

Check out the op-ed in the Inquirer by Chamber CEO Rob Wonderling and Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council President Ryan Boyer about how we can create an inclusive prosperity for all neighborhoods in Philadelphia.