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Roadmap for Growth

The Roadmap for Growth is a multi-year initiative to engage Mayor Jim Kenney and City Council in a shared agenda to promote economic growth and job creation in the City of Philadelphia.

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Member Perspective: Michael K. Pearson

Posted Friday, September 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Michael K. Pearson, President & CEO, Union Packaging, LLC @FoodBoxMan How can the business community work to be more inclusive in hiring practices? As Union Packaging’s founder, I have built an integrated and strategic Diverse and Inclusive employer. Inclusive recruitment is a core value governed by attentive policy and accountable leaders. Goals and […]

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Member Perspective: Pedro Ramos

Posted Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Pedro Ramos, President & CEO, The Philadelphia Foundation and Co-Chair, The Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Action Team How important are conversations across sectors to foster community engagement? On May 23, as part of an initiative called On the Table Philly, hundreds of small groups across the Greater Philadelphia region sat down to share […]

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Discussions to feed growth in Philly

Posted Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING We must do more to ensure that all people are part of the economic growth the city is now experiencing. Growing up in Lebanon County, my family often had supper with neighbors and folks who were visiting the area. Sitting around a table discussing everything […]

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Member Perspective: Miles H. Wilson

Posted Friday, May 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Miles H. Wilson, President/CEO, EducationWorks @educationworks Why is it important to engage children and young people in education experiences both in and out of school? In a word, “opportunity.” Education is reading, math and science, to be sure. But in the very best schools, students also have the opportunity to grow through new […]

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Roadmap for Growth Action Team Outlines Top Priorities

Posted Thursday, March 9th, 2017 | 0 comments

Through the Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Action Team (Roadmap), we engage the Mayor, City Council and a broad range of civic and neighborhood organizations in the development and execution of policies and initiatives that enhance Philadelphia’s economy, encourage civic engagement and support an efficient and impactful government. This effort is being co-chaired by David L. […]

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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s Remarks at the Chamber’s 2017 Mayoral Luncheon

Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

At the Chamber’s 2017 Mayoral Luncheon, Mayor Jim Kenney addressed over 1,400 members of the Greater Philadelphia business community as he discussed the successes of our shared Roadmap for Growth, opportunities for economic prosperity, and how the business community can partner with the City to help overcome our challenges challenges and improve Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney’s […]

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A Philadelphia for all citizens

Posted Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING The Roadmap for Growth Action Team has a pro-growth, pro-jobs agenda. When I moved to Philadelphia in 1984 for my first job, I would oftentimes, weather permitting, ride my bike to get to where I needed to go. Growing up in central Pennsylvania meant watching […]

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Chamber names Yvette A. Núñez as Vice President of Civic Affairs

Posted Monday, December 12th, 2016 | 0 comments

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is pleased to announce Yvette A. Núñez as Vice President of Civic Affairs. Ms. Núñez, the first Latina to hold a senior leadership role at the Chamber, will lead the organization’s civic engagement and local government advocacy efforts at Philadelphia City Hall. As part of this work, Ms. […]

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Roadmap for Growth: Guest Commentary – Maud Lyon

Posted Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 | 0 comments

The Roadmap for Growth is a multi-year initiative of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce to engage Mayor Jim Kenney and City Council in a shared agenda to promote economic growth and job creation in the City of Philadelphia.   Guest Commentator:  Maud Lyon – President, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance What role does arts and […]

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[Recap] – The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Hosts Policy Forum on Leveraging Philadelphia’s Infrastructure

Posted Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 | 0 comments

On June 21, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber), through its Roadmap for Growth initiative, hosted a policy forum on leveraging Philadelphia’s infrastructure assets at Temple University’s Mitten Hall.

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