Social Impact

Riots the Language of the Unheard – Must End

June 8, 2020 / Comments Off on Riots the Language of the Unheard – Must End

The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery are visceral in our collective consciousness. All three murders were completely unnecessary and vividly demonstrate that all men are not created equal under American Law and the American Constitution. The 13th Amendment drafted in 1865, which was supposed to abolish slavery, clearly created a loophole […]

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The Social and Economic Benefits of the Craft and Maker Sector in Philadelphia

February 14, 2020 / Comments Off on The Social and Economic Benefits of the Craft and Maker Sector in Philadelphia

As a former manufacturing city, Philadelphia has been well-known as a national center of craft and making for over three hundred years. Traditional craft refers to the small-scale production of useable goods, often created by hand with natural materials such as clay, wood, fiber, metal, and glass. Craft can be differentiated from fine art in […]

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The Economic and Societal Impact of Project HOME

December 4, 2019 / Comments Off on The Economic and Societal Impact of Project HOME

For thirty years, Project HOME has supported individuals and households through housing and supportive services that it offers. In recent years, the organization has expanded its presence through the Stephen Klein Wellness Center, the Haas Initiative for Integrated Recovery and Employment, and the Hub of Hope (a walk-in engagement center located at Suburban Station). All […]

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2018 Top 10 Present Value Posts

December 28, 2018 / Comments Off on 2018 Top 10 Present Value Posts

It has been an outstanding year! With the year wrapping up, we wanted to show off the top ten Present Value posts from 2018. With content from industry experts in economics, public policy, design, real estate, and more, we’re sure there’s something to gauge everyone’s interest. What Influences the Spread of Kitchen Incubators Our top […]

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PYSC Game On Philly! Campaign

July 18, 2018 / Comments Off on PYSC Game On Philly! Campaign

In 2017, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) was hired by the Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) to support the Philadelphia Task Force on Sports Based Youth Development (SBYD). The Task Force was created to spearhead the Game On Philly! initiative, a five-year campaign with the goal of providing every child in Philadelphia with an opportunity to participate […]

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Making a Lasting Social Impact: The Importance of Early Childhood

July 6, 2018 / Comments Off on Making a Lasting Social Impact: The Importance of Early Childhood

Quality early childhood programs have proven to be valuable for helping young children become school-ready and more successful in school and life. The evidence is especially clear that both quality pre/post-natal home visiting and pre-K schooling make substantial differences in opportunity, a child’s ability to adapt socio-emotionally, perform at grade level, graduate from high school, […]

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