Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion News
Sharing the experience and expertise of our members and keeping them up to date on the latest news from the Chamber and the regional business community
AT THE CHAMBER
If we want to live in a city with a world-class workforce where every neighborhood shares in an inclusive prosperity, we must ensure our citizens have the fundamental skills to thrive.
Over the last year, the PHL Neighborhood Growth Project has been working to improve the opportunities we need to create strong lines of communication between local government, the business community, and neighborhood leaders to create lasting impact and prosperity in every neighborhood.
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that poverty rose in more than twice as many Philadelphia neighborhoods as it decreased in over the five-year period 2014 to 2018.
We believe our Inclusive Growth Agenda will help accelerate long-term economic growth and an inclusive prosperity for each of these neighborhoods.
Nick High, Regional Director of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Community Options, Inc., discusses how inclusion of neurodiverse individuals gives organizations a competitive advantage.