Below you will find a sampling of resources related to Philadelphia's global character and other international matters--background on civic initiatives, research findings, policy documents, and publications--as well as links to relevant sites.

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    A hub of all of the resources a Philadelphian needs to live, work, travel, and entertain like a global player!                  
A how-to manual describing the method of posting content to our website. It is easy and we encourage our members and users to use our website as a publicity tool whenever they would like!
More than a decade ago, Drexel University made some major commitments and big bets to revitalize their academic, administrative and capital infrastructure and pursue a bold civic mission through strategic planning and partnerships.
Please enjoy this special informational video from the Johnson House Historic Site cand CBS News celebrating Black History Month. 
The Global Philadelphia Association would like to offer our deepest sympathies and condolences to all who have been affected by the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. GPA is committed to uplifting our city's diverse communities and sharing resources in times of need. If you have additional community organizations, relief efforts that need support, or information to share, please share by sending an email here.
Compete, learn, and have fun at the 20th Annual Nihongo Philacon!
December 15, 2022 - June 15, 2023 Free online streaming program
The annual One Young World Summit brings together 2,000+ of the brightest young leaders from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact both in-person and digitally. Delegates from 190+ countries are counselled by influential political, business, and humanitarian leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Paul Polman and Meghan Markle, and many others to harness the knowledge and skills needed for being impactful change makers. 
ONLY the first 50 participants will receive a FREE laptop and Taller membership. Deadline to enter: November 21, 2022
West Chester University students pay tribute to Philadelphia's global heritage with new museum exhibition. Watch the video below to learn more! 
Atif Saeed appointed as the new CEO of the City’s Division of Aviation PHILADELPHIA – Mayor Jim Kenney announced today that Atif Saeed will become the new Chief Executive Officer of the Division of Aviation, which includes Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE), effective December 1, 2022. 
Take a look at some of our past resources and programming related to Philadelphia's status as a growing, global city.   
In October 2022, the Rev. Dr. Leon H. Sullivan Charitable Trust (Trust) will be leading a city-wide effort to recognize and celebrate Rev. Leon Sullivan’s 100th Birthday, highlighting his legacy and ongoing local and global impact as a civil rights and social justice activist.
We believe that our diversity is one of our biggest strengths in Philadelphia. As the nation’s first World Heritage City, the City of Philadelphia launched the Philadelphia Honors Diversity Flag Raising Program in 2018 to celebrate the culture and heritage of the many immigrant communities that call our city home with speeches, dance, food, and songs. 
Listen to this radio episode about Global Philadelphia's work featuring Zabeth Teelucksingh, GPA President: Listen here! Global Philadelphia Executive Director Zabeth Teelucksingh spoke on the organization founded to assist —  and to encourage greater interaction among — the many organizations, businesses and people engaged in international activity in the Greater Philadelphia Region, to develop an international awareness within the region, and to enhance the region’s global profile. The episode goes into detail about GPA's work, particularly focusing on the World Heritage City Project and the upcoming World Heritage City Celebration on September 8th.