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The Issues

Drawing on collective experience and insights from community and grantee partners, a partnership of Philadelphia-based philanthropic organizations identified critical issues facing Philadelphia. The partnership commissioned regional and national thought leaders to explore promising solutions that can improve city services and quality of life for all Philadelphians.

It is critical that our city’s leadership understand our current context, the historical underpinnings of the issues we face, and the policy levers that can be used to make meaningful change. We hope this suite of materials will illuminate solutions to inform and motivate productive action toward equity and wellbeing.

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