News

September 24, 2018

President Jabari Jones joined a panel at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's Roadmap for Growth event to discuss how investing and supporting commercial corridors was key to Philadelphia's future.
President Jabari K. Jones speaks at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's Roadmap Event 

A  Global Conversation with Jabari Jones, President of the West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative  

June 29, 2018

President Jabari K. Jones was interviewed by Global Philadelphia Association as a part of Global Conversation series and how West Philadelphia's business community looks to celebrate the City's new World Heritage Designation.

How to Suceed in Business  

February 13, 2018

In a special reflection for the Collaborative's two year anniversary, President Jabari Jones wrote this article in the Philadelphia Citizen on lessons learned and tips for successful community organizing

How West Philly Businesses Answer MLK's Call to Action

January 15, 2018

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, President Jabari Jones wrote an op-ed in PlanPhilly on how local businesses on Lancaster Avenue are keeping Dr. King's legacy of service alive, over fifty years later from his speech on 40th and Lancaster Avenue

Taking Back the Neighborhood

August 23, 2017

The Philadelphia Citizen covers the revitalization effort on the 60th Street commercial corridor mentioning the work of the 60th Street West Market Businesss Association and the West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative's thoughts on the development in this article by Aaron Kase

Jabari Jones inducted into Drexel's 40 Under 40

March 23, 2017

President Jabari Jones honored by Drexel University by being inducted into the University's 40 Under 40; as the youngest on this year's list

Candidates for DA in Philly Agree on Policy, but still clash in person

Live from the audience of the Business Association of West Parkside's forumn for candidates for Philadelphia's next DA

March 17, 2017

The Business Association of West Parkside brought together business owners and residents to listen to the plans of all 8 candidates for Philadelphia's next District Attorney if elected covered by the Philadelphia Inquirer

30th Street Station District Plan Unveiled

June 16, 2016

Video promotion for the 30th Street Station District Plan, development on 175 acres of land over the next 35 years released, briefly displaying an interview from President Jabari Jones, who serves on the Business Roundtable Board and Civic Advisory Board for the Plan

Lessons I Learned As A Community Activist and University Intrapraneur

June 10, 2016

President Jabari Jones wrote an opt-ed for Drexel University's LeBow College of Business' Market Street Magazine Spring Summer 2016 edition on his experiences as a University intrapraneur. 

Community Festival Brings Neighboors Together in West Philadelphia

June 8, 2016

Press coverage on the annual Cobbs Creek Festival organized by the 60th Street West Market Business Association in the Philadelphia Tribune

Lancaster Avenue Day Festival Promotes Brighter, More Progressive Community

June 8 2016

Press announcement and story on the 2016 annual Lancaster Avenue Day Festival and Parade in the University City Review

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce: Roadmap for Growth Forum

​President Jabari K. Jones represents the West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative before the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Photo Credit: Plan Philly 

May 4, 2016

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's Roadmap for Growth forum brought together civic and business leaders to discuss the Mayor's administrations plans for supporting commercial corridors outside of Center City

Who's Next Community Leaders: 17 Young People Improving Philadelphia's Neighborhoods

March 24, 2016

President Jabari Jones was recently honored among 16 other people under 40 changing Philadelphia's neighborhoods for the better in this Billy Penn Article by Anna Orso

Soda Tax and Nuissance Bill Discussed at the Business Association of West Parkside

March 23, 2016

The Business Association of West Parkside discussing key issues facing business owner constiuents 

30th Street Station District Internship

February 03, 2016

With the development scheduled to happen over the next 25 years over 175 acres around the entrance of University City and West Philadelphia, some community groups are asking how younger people can be invoved.

Jabari Jones wrote an opt-ed on a potential answer

West Philly Commercial Corridors Join Forces For The Corridor Collaborative

August 27, 2015

Coverage of the first meeting of The West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative