About Philadelphia Works, Inc.
Philadelphia Works (PhilaWorks) is a 501c3 non-profit organization that invests in solutions and services to grow Philadelphia’s economy by connecting employers to workforce talent and career seekers to jobs. We influence the public policies that support economic growth and optimize funding and resources to invest in regional solutions to build a skilled and thriving workforce.
Philadelphia’s Workforce Ecosystem
The workforce development ecosystem in Philadelphia is diverse, multifaceted, and complex. It comprises job-seekers, employers, workforce providers, economic development institutions, research institutions, philanthropy, policy & advocacy groups, government, and more. Each group has demonstrated investment in the success of Philadelphia’s workforce system; many are working directly with residents and employers every day to deliver sustainable employment.
What We Do
Philadelphia Works leverages resources and cross-sector relationships to advance a thriving workforce. By partnering with government, public, and private organizations, we implement innovative solutions and pilot programs that strengthen Philadelphia’s economy.
Who We Are
As a nonprofit and Philadelphia’s workforce development board, Philadelphia Works is uniquely situated as a system leader and investor of public and private funds to drive economic opportunity throughout Pennsylvania’s southeast region.
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