About

A 2026 for the people. Collaborative & inclusive.

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PHILADELPHIA250 is an independent nonprofit organization formed to create a people-driven movement so that 2026 is a collective, inclusive moment for the City of Philadelphia, the country and the world.

Our By the People, For all People approach provides the structure needed for multiple diverse stakeholders to achieve common goals. PHILADELPHIA250 initiatives are organized by contemporary applications of themes from the Declaration of Independence – revolutionary actions, pursuit of happiness, people’s histories, and shared prosperity.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to ignite the passions of the people of Philadelphia with the revolutionary spirit of the Declaration of Independence—to create a commemoration that is truly by the people, for all people.

We are doers and connectors.

Leaders at PHILADELPHIA250 are passionate about Philadelphia, deeply involved with important organizations, and well-connected in our communities

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