March 26th: The Case for Inclusive Prosperity in Philadelphia
Join us for the first public keynote of the inaugural Philadelphia Fellow, Richard Florida
In his role as the inaugural Philadelphia Fellow, Richard Florida will look closely at strategies for building a more prosperous Philadelphia in ways which include all communities and will share his findings in series of three events.
The first, The Case for Inclusive Prosperity in Philadelphia, is on March 26th at Thomas Jefferson University. At this event, he will share his initial research in developing a blueprint to support inclusive prosperity in the city.
Event details are:
The Case for Inclusive Prosperity in Philadelphia
Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, Connelly Auditorium
1001 Locust Street
Reception to follow
RSVP to attend by Friday, March 22
The next event will be May 16th at Drexel, followed by a final event in the fall at the University City Science Center.
The Philadelphia Fellowship was created as a collaboration of Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University and the University City Science Center to bring scholars to the city for year-long research engagements focused on pressing urban issues. Richard Florida, PhD, was selected as the first recipient because of his groundbreaking research on urban demographic changes and his books, The Rise of the Creative Class and The New Urban Crisis.