Shared Prosperity 2015 Progress Report
The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) is accepting applications for the final round of it’s Promise Zone: Achieving Capacity Together (ACT) Mini- Grant Program. This program provides grants ranging from $500-$2,500. Applications are due December 4th, 2015. MORE
Philadelphia now has six BenePhilly Centers open across the city. These center provide screening low-income Philadelphia residents for federal, state, and local benefits and services for which they are eligible, and assist those individuals with successfully applying. This work is part of CEO’s efforts to increase participation of eligible residents in key income supports, and is a critical strategy in the implementation of Shared Prosperity Philadelphia. To get help setting up an appointment, call 844-848-4376. MORE
In January 2014, West Philadelphia was one of three cities designated as a “Promise Zone” by the Federal government. The Promise Zones Initiative is a plan to revitalize distressed communities by partnering with local organizations and businesses to create jobs, reduce poverty, expand educational opportunities, increase access to affordable housing, and improve public safety. To learn more about the West Philadelphia Promise Zone, please visit:
For updates about the initiative, please visit our News section.
CEO is seeking dynamic graduate and undergraduate-level students to fill several open internship positions within the organization. For more information regarding these positions, please refer to the job descriptions here. MORE.
CEO is seeking a Contracts and Data Monitor to ensure that CEO’s programs and contractors provide quality
services, in accordance with contracts, current laws, rules, policies and procedures. MORE
CEO is looking for a dynamic community leader to drive our citywide work in combating hunger, and lead key initiatives to connect emergency meal guests to other vital services. The deadline to apply is Friday, November 13th. MORE
CEO is seeking dynamic individuals to fill several open positions within the organization. We are currently hiring a Receptionist, and Executive Secretary. For more information regarding these positions, please refer to the job descriptions here. MORE.
Shared Prosperity is our vision for Philadelphia — a city that collaborates and works together to fight poverty. It means we share responsibility to find a better, more coordinated approach. And we share the benefits of a collective impact that results from our efforts. Learn more about our approach
With this plan, Philadelphia can draw upon a wealth of assets in our vibrant neighborhoods, nonprofit sector, businesses, philanthropic and research communities. We can make a difference. We invite all of you to take the next step with us. MORE
Shared Prosperity Philadelphia asks all Philadelphians to find a role – to be part of a shared plan that calls on every citizen to recognize that we have a real crisis. What can you do to help fight poverty? Make a commitment to get involved and sign on.