NWPA Pride is having a Pride Night at the Erie Seawolves in Jerry Uht Park, 110 E 10th St, Erie PA 16501 on Tuesday June 17. We will have our own section and welcome any one to come out for a family and friends night at the ball park! A portion of the ticket costs will go directly to NWPA Pride and help us with future events. Tickets will be $8 and you must get a voucher from NWPA Pride prior to purchasing your ticket. More info to come if you have any questions please contact Mike Mahler at [email protected]. See you there!
NW PA Pride Alliance and other co-sponsoring groups are presenting a Candidate Forum on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 PM at First Niagara Bank Community Room, 801 State St, Erie PA. Enter by the E 8th St door. There is no charge to attend, and there will be light refreshments served. Please come to learn more about where candidates stand on issues affecting the LGBT community! You can optionally RSVP for event on Facebook here.
JAMESTOWN NY—Feb. 21 - About 50 people weathered cold and high winds to take a stand outside The Post-Journal, protesting what they say is bigotry and bias in that publication.
The NW PA Pride Alliance is pleased to announce that candidate forums will be held for the year 2014. The Spring Candidate Forum will be held at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, April 16th in the First Niagara Bank Community Room, located at 801 State Street in downtown Erie. The Fall 2014 Candidate Forum will be held on Thursday, October 2. Time and location for the Fall 2014 forum are in process.
Drenched Fur is celebrating its 10th year of bringing together the broader bear community from Erie, PA and beyond. Over 250 bears, cubs, and admirers attending Drenched Fur 10 invite you to join them in April for fun and good times. On Friday night, April 11th, join us at The Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, for hours of fun dance music starting at 11 PM with cover charge at the door. Guests are welcome to support this year's charity, the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation, by making a donation and putting their name on display around the bar.
Every year in April, the United States take a week to honor and raise awareness for crime victims in what is referred to as "National Crime Victims Rights Week." This year, NCVRW is being held the week of April 6-12, 2014. Crime Victim Center (CVC) is taking the initiative to raise awareness and educate our region by hosting our 2014 "Crime Victims Rights Conference" on Thursday April 10th during NCVRW.
On April 9th, 2014 Crime Victim Center invites you to hear world-renowned speaker and victim advocate, Debbie Smith, tell her empowering story at the Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center at 6:30PM. Debbie Smith is the founder of H-E-A-R-T, which stands for Hope Exists After Rape Trauma, and she's one of the most vocal advocates providing information to the public on how to serve sexual assault victims. Debbie has appeared on TV talk shows, including 60 Minutes, Oprah, Jane Pauley, John Walsh and Biography Channel's "I Survived". She has been interviewed in numerous national magazines and newspapers. Lifetime TV produced a TV movie entitled, "A Life Interrupted", about Debbie's battle to pass legislation reference DNA. She'll come to Erie as part of our speaker series to give our community her story. Click here to register for our 2nd Annual Speaker Series
ERIE, Pa. – Feb. 13, 2014 – Novelist Chuck Wendig will discuss gender diversity and how it ties into storytelling during his visit to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on April 14, rescheduled from previous date.
Peer-to-Peer is a 10 week education course for individuals with a mental illness. This course provides empowerment, peer support, relapse prevention and communication techniques, workforce development skills, and general mental health knowledge. Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.