Marlee Pittman

Marlee Pittman

's Bio

Marlee Pittman was born and raised in Mid City and has been an active advocate for the community for years. Currently serving on Mid City Merchants and Mid City Gras’ Board of Directors and as leader of the Mid City Committee, an alliance of Mid City neighborhoods, she serves as a bridge between several community groups making the heart of the city better. Her strong relationships with local partners and city leaders make her an invaluable part of many community development initiatives, while her marketing, website design, communications strategies and public relations experience ensure the entire organization is more successful.



She graduated from Louisiana State University’s Ogden Honors College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science as a nationally recognized Truman Scholar before moving to Washington DC for a career in public policy. She returned to her hometown after the 2016 floods to work in community development, and has since served as an ardent supporter of all things Mid City.


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Marlee Pittman

Progress
Feb
18
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2021

2021 Strategic Plan

Every five years, our organization undergoes a strategic planning process with our staff, Board of Directors, partners, clients, and residents.
People
Feb
4
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2021

New Program Announcement!

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome launched Safe, Hopeful Neighborhoods Engagement Hub today as part of the Safe, Hopeful, Healthy BR Initiative from her Office of Community Development in partnership with Mid City Redevelopment Alliance and Build Baton Rouge. 
Places
Jan
22
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2021

Why Homeownership Matters

Homeownership is a central aspect of the American Dream, and while the homeownership rate for Baton Rouge is 67.8%, the rate of homeownership in poor and minority neighborhoods is less than 30%.

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