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Roadmap for Growth: Combatting Homelessness through Economic Empowerment

  • Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 North 5th Street Philadelphia, PA, 19133 United States (map)

While conversations around workforce development are happening all over the city, organizations are still struggling to find tangible ways to bring more nontraditional populations into the workforce, particularly the homeless and panhandling communities.

At this issue forum, businesses will share their success stories and provide practical solutions that can grow your business while still having a positive impact on Philadelphia. Join us for a discussion on theses collaborative efforts underway. 

Ticket price includes $5 donation to the City of Philadelphia's Office of Homeless Services' "Make Your Change Count" campaign.

Featured Speaker
Dave Shaffer, CEO, First Step Staffing

Grace Manning, Manager of Social Impact and Administration, Saxbys
Joanne McFall, Market President, Keystone First
Julie Coker Graham, President and CEO, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) 
Steven Cook, Steven Cook, Co-Founder, CookNSolo Restaurant Partners

About the Featured Speaker
Originally from Atlanta, First Step Staffing merged with a for-profit staffing firm earlier this year to hire from the homeless and formerly incarcerated communities.