Oct. 15, 2021 9:15 am
Pew’s data dashboard offers a real-time glimpse of Philly’s economy
The goal of the dashboard is to inform the public, policymakers and stakeholders who shape the city’s strategies for recovery and growth.
May 14, 2021 9:43 am
Report card: Community leaders say the sector has responded well to challenges. Local gov, not so much
The leaders who responded to our third TRACE self-assessment in April offered a more positive take on our questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency than they did in January.
Feb. 17, 2021 12:22 pm
How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card
The leaders who responded to our second TRACE self-assessment in December/January offered almost uniformly terrible ratings in response to questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency.
Oct. 19, 2020 4:41 pm
How are we doing? Take a look at the Philadelphia region’s just recovery report card
The grades issued by 53 regional leaders who recently completed Generocity's Regional ‘Just Recovery’ Self-Assessment ranged from barely middling to good.
Oct. 16, 2020 11:52 am
COVID recovery: Are we there yet?
Generocity asks five nonprofit funders to assess whether the Philadelphia region has advanced from relief to recovery yet.
May 7, 2020 2:45 pm
No surprise that Black Americans are bearing the brunt of coronavirus recession, says Rutgers prof
Guest columnist William Rodger's estimate has the Black American unemployment rate already exceeding 20%, compared to a white unemployment rate of 13%.
Apr. 21, 2020 4:38 pm
Economic earthquake: Consumer spending in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic
"Economists expect grim returns when initial GDP numbers for 2020 are released later this month, chiefly because people are spending far less than they were a few weeks ago," says Clark Merrefield.
Jun. 2, 2016 12:29 pm
Fairmount CDC just released a report on its neighborhoods’ health
The community development corporation has been working for the past six months to determine which businesses might do best on its main commercial stretches.
Mar. 31, 2016 12:41 pm
Why there’s ‘no profit without nonprofits in America’
Nonprofits are employers, too, said D.C. Central Kitchen founder Robert Egger during Light City in Baltimore.
Jul. 20, 2015 3:46 pm
Hard stats from this year’s World Class Summit that need attention now
The summit featured stats on regional economy and inequality