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Our vision is to create urban communities that are vibrant, diverse and flourishing environments where wealth and economic opportunity is accessible.

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Why You Should Apply To Be a WesGold Fellow

The WesGold Fellows Internship was created in 2007 in conjunction to the redevelopment of Parkwest Town Center, a 341, 000 sqft shopping center built by WPFSI and The Goldenberg Group. While it initially focused on large scale real estate development, it has since expanded to base around principles of personal finance, college planning, personal development [...]

Roundtable Discussion Series II: "Philly, Your Voices, Our City"

On February 01, 2014, we held our pilot Roundtable discussion with Philadelphia millenials. In attendance was a diverse group of Philadelphia residents who provided insight on their view of this city. The public school system, crime and safety, housing options, transportation, and entertainment were some of the topics that were addressed. In conclusion, the group [...]

Networking: It is never too early to start

Effective networking is one of the most important aspects of a successful person’s repertoire. How one creates and maintains relationships is beneficial to one’s ultimate success. From as early as high school, we are often told by parents and educators to “network” and meet people who may enrich our lives and help pave our way. [...]

Roundtable Discussion Series

This year West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution along with Progressive Change CDC have introduced a new and exciting initiative: Roundtable Discussion; Philly, Your Voice, Our City. This is a discussion with twenty-somethings about how to grow Philadelphia. We will be addressing important  issues such as amenities and services in the city as well as specific [...]

Here Today, Here Tomorrow: The Importance of a Savings Culture amongst our Youth

In these years following the financial crisis, financial literacy has become a priority. As people deal with foreclosure, bankruptcy, tuition outpacing inflation, high unemployment rates, decline of education funding, is no secret that money matters are and should be a priority if we are to see an improvement in the economy. The Importance of [...]

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