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.

Ensure young people thrive in the modern economy

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.

The Chamber Launches 2019-2020 Pay It Forward: Mentoring Our Future Leaders Cohort

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia launches its 2019-2020 Pay It Forward Cohort, a mentorship program with 66 participants from a diverse range of industries, including technology, arts & culture, real estate development, and more.

“I’m pleased to participate in this year’s Pay it Forward program. Mentoring early professionals can have a meaningful impact on their careers and enhance our region’s business community as a whole,” said Chamber Vice President of Civic Affairs, Yvette Núñez.

Pay It Forward is a cross-industry mentoring engagement program that pairs young professionals with executives from Chamber member companies. The program supports […]