CHESCO REGIONAL ISSUES



ASSESSMENTS & REGIONAL PLANS
ChesCo Commissioner’s Plan for ChesCo:  Managing for Results  Strategic priorities:  1) Health, Human Services & Environment  2) Public Safety  3) Economy  4) Transportation  5) Growth   6) Smart Financial Management
Chester County Planning CommissionLandscapes 2 Bringing Growth & Preservation Together for ChesCo
Decade to Doorways  ChesCo’s plan to end homelessness
Download Decade to Doorways Housing Advocacy Slides
RoadMAPP to Health  ChesCo Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan
RoadMAPP to Health Website
State of Delaware Focus:  Community Indicators
VISTA 2025  ChesCo’s Economic Development Strategies, balancing progress & preservation

Vista Today Celebrating Chester County’s Quality of Place
Women in SE PA: The Gender Gap by ChesCo Fund for Women & Girls

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE
Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry
Downingtown-Thorndale Regional Chamber of Commerce
Exton Region Chamber of Commerce
Great Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce
Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce
Main Line Chamber of Commerce 
Phoenixville Regional Chamber of Commerce
Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce
Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce

COMMUNITY ISSUES & FACTS
Low Income Housing Coalition Report – No place in PA where you can make minimum wage & afford a 2-bedroom apartment (Penn Live article here)
Pennsylvania budget impasse – Here’s who paid the price
Chester County Resource Guide – A guide to various Chester County services, agencies, and programs

COMMUNITY RESEARCH RESOURCES
Community Indicators Consortium advances and supports the development, availability and effective use of community indicators for making measurable and sustainable improvements in quality of community life
Policy Map.com is an online data and mapping tool that enables government, commercial, non-profit and academic institutions to access data about communities and markets across the U.S.  Use it for research, market studies, business planning, site selection, grant applications and impact analysis. Also houses legacy data from Metro Policy Indicators Project – Temple University
West Chester University Center for Community Solutions
West Chester University Center for Social & Economic Policy and Research

GOVERNMENT: CHESTER COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS
ChesCo Elected Officials Listing
ChesCo State Senator Listings