Affinity Dinner: Timely Accomplishments and Emerging Opportunities: Tackling Blight in Pennsylvania
October 29, 20187:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richard Vilello; Senator David Argall, Carolyn Placke, Patrick Mack, April Kopas
This dinner will highlight the latest report from the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania that is intended to serve as a blueprint for our collective work to tackle blight in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Panelists will discuss key report findings including best practices for replication, provide an update on the impact of state policy and legislation on local efforts, and create a dialogue on future policy and training needs to continue the work of fighting blight in your local community.
Moderator: Richard Vilello, Deputy Secretary, Department of Community and Economic Development
Speakers: Pennsylvania Senator David Argall, Senatorial District 29; Carolyn Placke, Program Officer, LISC; Patrick A. Mack, Deputy Director, Housing Authority of Northumberland County; April Kopas, Executive Director, Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland and Westmoreland County Land Bank