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 […]

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Testifies in Support of Neighborhood Cleaning Program to Revitalize Commercial Corridors

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia President and CEO Rob Wonderling testified in support of Bill 190857.

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Applauds City for Moving Ahead with “Business Owners Bill of Rights”

The Chamber applauds the announcement that the City of Philadelphia will implement a new “Business Owners Bill of Rights."

Breaking: What’s standing in the way of an inclusive prosperity?

In a new report out by Drexel University’s Philadelphia Fellow, Richard Florida explores the roadblocks to all Philadelphia neighborhoods sharing in the prosperity of Center City. One of the things Florida identifies is our quickly declining millennial population.