Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

4 More Nonprofits Push For Reforms In Next Philadelphia Teachers Contract

The Coalition for Effective Teaching, a three-month-old group of nonprofits endorsing changes in the next teachers pact, is adding four new groups.


(Credit:  Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Urges Businesses To Hire Ex-Offenders

“This study shows that there has to be a real partnership, that people have to give people a second chance,” said Mayor Michael Nutter.


(File photo: Fairmout Park on a sunny day.)

Group Finds Open Spaces Add Value To Philadelphia Region

"On average, each home in the region is worth about another $10,000 as a result of the proximity to parks and open space."