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.