As we pass the one-year mark of George Floyd's death, the tragic event which seemed to set off a tangible momentum towards the work ahead of our nation to realize a fair, equitable, and just society, Philadelphia Works wants to reassure our customers, employer partners, program providers, and workforce peers that for us, the work continues. Philadelphia Works made a concerted commitment last year to hold ourselves accountable in doing the work that it takes to create an internal culture that celebrates diversity, is intentional about equity, and values inclusion. The work we do demands it. In the last year, Philadephia Works has:
There is far too much at stake for the businesses and residents of our great city to go back to business as usual. Philadelphia Works serves a diverse population, who deserves service delivery from an equitable lens and that creates room for all voices to be heard.
Yours in service,
H. Patrick Clancy