Festo Okidi, Director, Partnerships for Employment Pathways, Philadelphia Youth Network, offers insight into how regional employers can play a role in building our region’s future talent pipeline.
Yvette Núñez, Vice President, Civic Affairs, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia spoke at a hearing of the Special Committee on Poverty Reduction and Prevention.
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.
Councilman Derek Green recaps the PHL Neighborhood Growth Project's Inclusive Growth hearing.
Bill Stockwell of Stockwell Elastomerics, Inc. highly encourages other Philadelphia manufacturers and service providers to try this innovative approach to hiring motivated, responsible workers.
In partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Works, our publication provides employer resources, including labor market data and case studies of innovative engagement strategies.
Edison Freire, Director of Gateway Initiatives, JEVS Human Services, discusses some of the ways employers can integrate apprenticeship opportunities into existing development strategies.
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.
There are more opportunities for computer programmers, graphic designers, and information technologists than ever before. But our education and workforce development systems aren’t set up to give our students the competitive advantage for these types of 21st-century jobs.