Philadelphia Forward: Our Commitment to True and Lasting Equity

Posted by City of Philadelphia Mayor's Office on October 13, 2020

Since the Kenney Administration announced its priorities for the second term in January 2020, the combination of a global pandemic, an escalating economic recession, and unrest tied to systemic racism and police brutality have all taken a toll on Philadelphia. To address these issues, we released revised priorities for Mayor Kenney’s second term, Philadelphia Forward: Our Commitment to True and Lasting Equity.

The Mayor’s goal of lifting 100,000 people out of poverty over a decade remains, despite the perilous state of the nation’s economy, but it will only be possible if we rebuild with equity and fight for an economy that protects workers, raises wages, and invests in training and education.

We aim to make historic strides through the remainder of this Administration by focusing on four key pillars:

  • Quality education for all
  • A safer and more just Philadelphia
  • Health equity for all
  • An inclusive economy and thriving neighborhoods

Learn more about our revised priorities and the key investments we plan to make moving forward:

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