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Seventeen-member oversight board named for Rebuild

Monday, October 30, 2017

Seventeen stakeholders have been named to a new oversight board for the Rebuild initiative to improve Philadelphia's public spaces. Their first public meeting is 11/1.

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Opinion | Solving Philly’s poverty issues takes consistent, relentless effort by Mayor Jim Kenney

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mayor Kenney arugues that ultimately, the best ways to reduced Philadelphia's systemic, intergenerational poverty are to improve educational and economic opportunities, and to empower residents with the resources they need to get family-sustaining jobs.

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New Lenfest initiative aims to connect more North Philadelphians to employment

Attendees during the first meeting of the Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative. Photo: Jensen Toussaint/AL DÍA News
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative will bring together more than a dozen collaborating partners in an effort to reduce the 9% unemployment rate in the area.

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