Pennsylvania has made great strides to create tools and resources for community leaders to combat blight including making it possible for municipalities to create land banks. At the af nity lunch, come hear from leaders of PA’s land banks as they share their operational and development experiences.

During the blight dinner, Alan Mallach, Senior Fellow, Center for Community Progress, will talk about the national scene on blight and how local government can proactively implement solutions to this issue. He will dig into trends and burning issues surrounding blight that will leave you with new ideas to creatively move your community from blight to bright.