The Young Preservationists Association (YPA) is a regional provider of value-added preservation services that encourage the participation of young people in historic preservation. YPA provides events, tours, research, training, technical assistance, and special projects that encourage the next generation to take a leadership role in preserving their communities. YPA is more than 350 members strong from 19 states, working to engage the next generation in historic preservation. YPA operates in the nine-county southwestern Pennsylvania region that includes the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland. The organization encourages people to become involved in a civic dialogue about how to create a better human experience in the Pittsburgh area.


Come out and learn more about the Young Preservationists Association on Wednesday, November 18th during their “Fun-Raiser” Event at Tana Ethiopian Restaurant, located on 5929 Baum Boulevard from 6-8:00p.m.. The event is open to the public and guests are encouraged to bring friends to the event. The cost of the event is $10. Attendees can then join YPA for a reduced rate of only $15.00. The event includes complimentary food and music. Learn about YPA, what they are working to accomplish, and meet some new friends!