Generocity: Thoughts on the future of Philadelphia

“An exciting week was book-ended by two events focused on the future. The first was the Economy League and United Way event on Pre-K for PA and the other was a panel on The Future of Work with Philadelphia University’s Natalie Nixon. Both events stirred my imagination about creative new ways to create social impact in our region in the coming decades. But with only 30% of our children getting access to high-quality early learning, I fear that the future of work — and of our region — is threatened. Business leaders like Jack Brennan (Vanguard Chairman Emeritus) and educators agree: universal access to quality early learning is critical to our region’s future prosperity, not to mention the value it brings to every 2, 3 and 4 year old child whose individual future depends on it.”

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