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Youngstown Team Presents Blight Management Strategies at National Resource Network in New Orleans

Monday, December 12, 2016

On Thursday, December 8, Mayor John McNally, City of Youngstown; Dominic Marchionda, YSU City University Planner; and Ian Beniston, YNDC Executive Director represented the City of Youngstown at the National Resource Network Peer Convening attended by more than 70 cities in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the event Mayor McNally and Ian Beniston led a discussion on blight management in the City of Youngstown. A full copy of the presentation can be downloaded below.

The National Resource Network is a core component of the federal government's Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) initiative, and develops and delivers innovative solutions to American cities to help them address their toughest economic challenges. The Network works with local leaders to identify practical solutions, share real-world expertise and best practices, and help cities develop the tools and strategies they need to grow their economies. More information can be found at