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Addressing Systemic Inequalities to Foster Equitable Growth

March 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Addressing Systemic Inequalities to Foster Equitable Growth

The racial wealth gap persists in our representative eleven counties and three states. This disparity is a product of discrimination and deliberate marginalization. Slavery, segregated housing, redlining, unequal investment in communities of color, and mass incarceration all played–and continue to play–a role in making it more difficult for black and brown families to access and […]

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Education is Still the Key to Developing an Equitable Growth Strategy

March 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Education is Still the Key to Developing an Equitable Growth Strategy

The COVID pandemic and the social justice movement, two major disruptors of 2020, were intertwined. The inequities that existed before 2020 were lifted to the forefront as health disparities and the impact of sub-standard support in schools with the greatest need were underscored. If we are to competitively emerge in the dynamic global economy, education […]

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Prioritizing STEM-based Competitiveness for Equitable Growth

March 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Prioritizing STEM-based Competitiveness for Equitable Growth

An equitable growth strategy, particularly in high density, multi-ethnic communities, requires three commitments: Terraform while doing no harm; adopt culturally responsive economic strategies, and advance STEM based competitiveness. A commitment to “terraforming” Star Trek’s Wrath of Khan introduced Project Genesis, a biotechnology solution for transforming desolate planets into vibrant, verdant places to sustain life. The only caveat […]

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Expert Views: Developing an Equitable Growth Strategy for Cities

March 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Expert Views: Developing an Equitable Growth Strategy for Cities

Throughout the pandemic, cities have lived on the razor’s edge. As we enter a new phase of living with COVID, the moment is ripe for opportunity to thrive, but also to deteriorate. Recently, we asked some of our senior advisors to draw from their experiences and offer their perspective on what it will take for […]

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A Follow-up Love Letter to Cities

February 25, 2022 / Comments Off on A Follow-up Love Letter to Cities

We are two years and counting into a pandemic that has upended the entire world, from public health systems and global supply chains, to the ways we conduct business and attend school. When we first wrote Our Love Letter to Cities just days into the pandemic, we were holding our breath imagining whether the future […]

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Econsult Solutions, Inc. and ThoughtLab Unwind Joint Venture to Focus on New Growth Initiatives

August 9, 2021 / Comments Off on Econsult Solutions, Inc. and ThoughtLab Unwind Joint Venture to Focus on New Growth Initiatives

August 9, 2021 (Philadelphia, PA) – Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and ThoughtLab today announced new initiatives to build on the success of their recently concluded five-year joint venture, ESI ThoughtLab. Established in July 2016, ESI ThoughtLab provided evidence-based thought leadership to examine the latest digital, economic, and social trends and their impact on companies, industries, and […]

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