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Candidate Forum on April 26

On Wednesday, April 26, there will be a Candidate Forum at the H.O. Hirt Auditorium at the Blasco Public Library, 160 East Front St, Erie PA, The event begins at 6:30 PM and is free and open to the public. When arriving, audience members are invited to place written questions in the areas of poverty/mental health, LGBTQ rights, and other topics (health care, election reform, etc) in jars. There will be a moderator, who will ask questions from the jars of candidates for Erie County Executive, Erie County Council, Erie City Mayor, and Erie City Council. Time permitting, candidates for other offices who attend will be given two minutes each to speak. The forum is a joint effort with Keystone Progress Erie, Mental Health Association of NW PA and Erie Gay News.
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Equality PA Town Hall on LGBT Issues on March 27!

Save the date for the Erie Town Hall, one in a series of meetings across Pennsylvania being organized by Equality PA about issues facing the LGBT community in 2017. Find out ways to get involved so that you can support LGBT people and take action locally and statewide The event will be at the Crime Victim Center of Erie County, 125 W 18th St, Erie PA on Monday, March 27th at 6:30pm.
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The Ninth Annual Keystone Conference: A Celebration of Gender Diversity

TransCentralPA is proud to announce that the ninth Annual Keystone Conference is scheduled for March 22 -26 2017, at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey, at 4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg PA. The conference exists to provide vital information to those that identify as transgender as well as an opportunity to connect them with health care and other service providers. Added this year are two new features, a Family and Youth Program and a program in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Medical Society to train health care professionals on the methods of opening a medical practice to transgender patients.
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