HARRISBURG, April 2, 2014 – State Sen. John Blake, Marywood University President Anne Munley and regional housing experts will gather at 9 a.m. Friday, April 4, at Marywood University to work on adopting solutions to affordable housing problems in Northeast Pennsylvania and throughout the state.

Scheduled to appear during the two-hour “Affordable Housing Forum” include:

  • Nichole Bennett, United Neighborhood Centers
  • Athena Aardweg, Self-Determination Housing Project
  • Peg Ruddy, Women’s Resource Center
  • Jesse Ergott, NeighborWorks NEPA
  • Michael Hanley, United Neighborhood Centers
  • Bryce Maretzki, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
  • Cindy Daley, Pennsylvania Housing Alliance

Sen. Blake, who proposed legislation a year ago to finally fund the Statewide Housing Trust Fund (Senate Bill 216), will open the forum following a greeting by Sister Munley. The event is free but has been sold out.

Media coverage is encouraged for this important discussion.

WHAT: Sen. John Blake’s “Affordable Housing Forum”

WHEN: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., Friday, April 4

WHERE:Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton

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August 4, 2017: Senator Blake joined a number of local officials to welcome Governor Tom Wolf back to Scranton to tour the success story that is the United Neighborhood Centers' community revitalization effort along Cedar Avenue in South Scranton. August 4, 2017: Senator Blake joined a number of local officials to welcome Governor Tom Wolf back to Scranton to tour the success story that is the United Neighborhood Centers' community revitalization effort along Cedar Avenue in South Scranton. August 4, 2017: Senator Blake joined a number of local officials to welcome Governor Tom Wolf back to Scranton to tour the success story that is the United Neighborhood Centers' community revitalization effort along Cedar Avenue in South Scranton. August 3, 2017: Senator Blake and State Rep. Mike Carroll joined Dupont resident Stanley Knick for his swearing-in ceremony to the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners.

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