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The newest episode of our How to Really Run a City podcast finds the mayors exploring the power of investing in Black and Brown entrepreneurs with evangelist for inclusive growth Della Clark and Michele Lawrence of JP Morgan Chase

This month’s money moves include Mayor Parker’s first budget address and her $2 billion five-year plan.

Also, a local venture capitalist committed $300,000 to support sciences fairs in the region and an AI healthcare organization received funding from a federal agency.

Parker proposes $130 million...

Some business owners in West Philadelphia had the opportunity to showcase their services to U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and State Sen. Vincent Hughes during a walking tour of 52nd Street on Friday.

During their walk, the two talked up the expansion of capital funding along the corridor, which is considered...

Last month saw plenty of activity in Philadelphia’s tech and business community. The Chamber of Commerce and Center City District both hired new, highly respected vice presidents, and a local biotech firm scored a pharma-experienced CEO.

Read on for all the details, plus announcements from The...

The city’s apostle of Black and Brown entrepreneurship was joined by Mayor Parker and Patti LaBelle to kick off a 22-city tour highlighting her message of equitable economic empowerment. The Citizen will report the lessons learned from every stop.

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Della Clark, president/CEO of The Enterprise Center

A connector, bridge builder, and leader of a capital revolution

Between 45th and 46th streets in West Philadelphia, a Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC)  marker stands on Market Street. The fifth of five sentences informs passersby that the Nationally Registered Historic building...

6abc is Philly Proud to select and honor six prominent African American community leaders here in Philadelphia and across the region to celebrate during Black History Month.

6abc was proud to host its annual Black History Month Community Awards Dinner on Feb. 20 to celebrate this year's honorees...

6abc Studios (WPVI) -- 6abc is Philly Proud to select and honor prominent African American community leaders here in Philadelphia and across the region to celebrate during Black History Month!

This year's theme is 'Advocacy, Elevation and Equity'.

Join Rick Williams and the Action News Team as we...

PHILADELPHIA – While visiting small businesses in West Philadelphia, Gov. Josh Shapiro on Thursday, Feb. 15, joined state Sen. Vince Hughes (D-7), state Rep. Jordan Harris (D-186), state Rep. Rick Krajewski (D-188), state Rep. Amen Brown (D-10) and Enterprise Center President Della Clark to continue...

Gov. Josh Shapiro’s “Main Streets Matter” tour took him to West Philadelphia and included favorite Black-owned businesses such as Hakim’s Bookstore and Two Locals Brewing Company.

Shapiro has proposed a $25 million investment in similar business corridors across the state. The funds would go toward...