What we do
The Office of Public Engagement (OPE) improves the City’s community outreach and engagement efforts. We work to make City government accessible to all Philadelphians and to ensure that everyone’s voice is heard.
Our office oversees:
- Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement
- Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service
- Mayor’s Office of Engagement for Women
- Mayor’s Office of Youth Engagement
- Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs
OPE also collaborates with the following commissions within the Office of Immigrant Affairs:
Feb3EventMake That Change: A Workshop on Personal Financial Literacy6:00 pm to 8:00 pmEvent
Make That Change: A Workshop on Personal Financial LiteracyFebruary 3, 20226:00 pm to 8:00 pm, 2 hoursIn honor of Black History Month, The Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement is excited to host our 3rd Annual Black Generational Wealth series for the bi-monthly My Brother’s Keeper Action Academy, a national program established by President Obama to dismantle systems of inequality and close opportunity gaps for boys and young men of color. This series is structured into weekly financial empowerment events held throughout February 2022 to empower Black men and their allies with the tools and resources necessary to obtain and maintain generational wealth.
Join us for the first event in this series, Make That Change: A Workshop on Personal Financial Literacy.
How much is your money worth? The first workshop in our Black Generational Wealth Series is designed for us to learn the true value of money. Whether it be one or multiple streams of income, join us as we learn how to get the most our of our money in this financial literacy workshop.
Sign up here: bit.ly/makethatchangeBGW
Feb10EventTell the Vision: Opportunities to Build with the City of Philadelphia6:00 pm to 8:00 pmEvent
Tell the Vision: Opportunities to Build with the City of PhiladelphiaFebruary 10, 20226:00 pm to 8:00 pm, 2 hoursBlack Generational Wealth Series 2022
Communicating your vision to potential partners can be a difficult task. Come and learn best practices of partnering with the City of Philadelphia. Learn how to take advantage of city contracts, grants, and other projects to grow your business. Hear from city leaders on the requirements as well as minority-owned businesses who have had success in securing City contracts.
Sign up here: bit.ly/tellthevisionBGW
Feb16EventCEA Learning Series: Targeting and Recruitment6:00 pm to 7:30 pmZoom-VirtualEvent
CEA Learning Series: Targeting and RecruitmentFebruary 16, 20226:00 pm to 7:30 pm, 2 hoursZoom-VirtualmapHow to plan and time your outreach to engage the right people and resources.