University City District Blog

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Sep 24, 2020 34 hours ago

Labor Market Report for September 24th, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Sep 11, 2020 14 days ago

Labor Market Report for September 11th, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Sep 09, 2020 16 days ago

University City Dining Days Returns September 19th-October 4th

University City Dining Days, our popular restaurant promotion, returns this year with new dates and new deals to showcase West Philadelphia’s diverse restaurant scene and to offer support to an industry severely impacted by COVID-19. In addition to the typical Dining Days option of three courses for a set price, local restaurants will offer alternate deals including to-go cocktails, special add-ons, and takeout options, all perfect for picnics in the neighborhood’s beautiful public spaces.

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Sep 04, 2020 21 days ago

Labor Market Report for September 4th, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Aug 28, 2020 28 days ago

Labor Market Report for August 28th, 2020

 

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Aug 21, 2020 35 days ago

Labor Market Report for August 22nd, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

Over the last few months, we have looked weekly job postings sorted by industry. This week, we are going to take a slightly different approach and look at the changes in job postings by occupation.  

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Aug 18, 2020 38 days ago

The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative Launches First Virtual Training for EMTs in Partnership with Drexel

Starting today, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) is launching a partnership with Drexel University to train aspiring Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam. Unlike the majority of Skills Initiative training programs, this cohort will serve all Philadelphia residents, regardless of zip code.

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Aug 14, 2020 42 days ago

Labor Market Report for August 14th, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Aug 07, 2020 49 days ago

Labor Market Report for August 7th, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Jul 30, 2020 57 days ago

Labor Market Report for July 31st, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

 

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Jul 24, 2020 2 months ago

Labor Market Report for July 24, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Jul 16, 2020 2 months ago

Labor Market Report for July 16th, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Jul 10, 2020 2 months ago

Labor Market Report for July 10th, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Jul 06, 2020 2 months ago

UCD Board Announcements for July 2020

We are excited to announce two governance changes at University City District. John Grady has been unanimously elected to our Board of Directors as the new representative from Wexford Science + Technology, and Drexel’s Donald E. Moore has joined our Executive Committee after serving on our Board for the past year.

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Jul 02, 2020 2 months ago

Labor Market Report for July 2nd, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Jul 01, 2020 2 months ago

Small Business Support Opportunities

UCD wants to help local businesses and organizations during this uncertain time. While our efforts typically focus on initiatives like creating destination events along commercial corridors to beautifying streetscapes to keeping the streets clean and safe, our main focus right now is providing economic support and recovery while we all struggle with the unknowns and uncertainties tied to the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, we wanted to share some important resources at your disposal, and highlight a few ways UCD is helping small businesses. UPDATED 7/2/20

 

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Jun 26, 2020 3 months ago

Labor Market Report for June 26th, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Jun 22, 2020 3 months ago

Labor Market Report for June 22nd, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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Jun 16, 2020 3 months ago

UCD's Retail Restart Fund

Local businesses are the backbone of our neighborhood, which is why we launched a Retail Restart Fund in May of 2020 to get cash directly into the hands of University City business owners and operators as Philadelphia moves toward re-opening.

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Jun 12, 2020 3 months ago

Labor Market Report for June 12th, 2020

Every week, we will be publishing labor market industry (LMI) data and important trends to consider in the development of an equitable economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. We are always looking for opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate. Email wpsi@universitycity.org to learn more.

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