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Blight and Abandonment Coalition

The Blight and Abandonment Coalition (BAC) is  a joint-effort between the Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) and the Congress of Neighboring Communities (CONNECT). BAC is a collaboration of non-profit, community-based organizations,and local municipal governments in Pittsburgh’s Urban Core who have an interest in eliminating blight and revitalizing communities.

BAC meets the 4th Monday of every month (Please Note: NOT the last Monday) from 2:30-4:30 PM at PCRG Offices and is open to community groups, municipal officials and other interested parties from the municipalities surrounding the City of Pittsburgh.

BAC Chairperson: Tracey Evans
BAC Staff (PCRG): Ed Nusser and Bethany Davidson
BAC Staff (CONNECT): Jenn Zaffuto and Kathy Risko

2012 Meeting Schedule
Click here for a downloadable copy of the 2012 BAC meeting calendar and training topics.

January 23rd, 2012 July 23rd, 2012
February 27th, 2012 **
March 26th, 2012 September 24th, 2012
April 23rd, 2012 October 22nd, 2012
May 11th, 2012* November 9th, 2012*
June 25th, 2012 **

* The May and November Meetings will be joint meetings between BAC and PCRG’s City of Pittsburgh Vacant Property Working Group.  These meetings will be Friday from 9-11 AM at PCRG’s office.
**Please note: BAC will not be meeting in August and December.

Please click here for the BAC Member’s Area complete with recent presentations, additional resources, and meeting minutes and agendas.

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BAC Members’ Area

Meeting Resources Below are presentations, handouts, minutes, and agendas from previous meetings.  If you need assistance or are looking for something which you cannot find, please contact Staff. Handouts Allegheny County Demographic Data Denny Puko – Planning & Blight Notes Denny Puko – Comprehensive Plan Excerpts Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas – Quick Guide to …

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