To provide sustainable leadership, direction and support for the successful, efficient revitalization and long-term success of downtown Hazleton.
The Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress works to make Hazleton an exciting, safe and vibrant place to live, work and visit. The group consists of representatives from the public and private sectors, including the city government, chamber of commerce, nonprofits, colleges and community groups.
The Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress is revitalizing the city by fostering business, education and entrepreneurship. They support new and existing shops, restaurants and cultural venues. They also play a key role in organizing community events like the First Friday art walks and the Downtown Hazleton Farmer’s Market.