Change Course – Vote Lisa Austin for Mayor

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Election Day

Tuesday, May 16:  ELECTION DAY




Tuesday, May 2:  Cathedral Prep Auditorium (8pm)

Wednesday, May 3: WICU televised Debate (7pm)

Thursday, May 4: Jefferson Education Society Debate (5:30pm)

Greater Erie Awards

Thursday, April 27: Lisa Austin, Co-Founder of Preservation Erie will introduce urban planner Terry Schwarz at the Greater Erie Awards, Masonic Temple Ballroom, 32 W. 8th St. (5:30 pm-8:00 pm) --->Read More

Poets' Hall Pop Up

Friday, April 28: Poets' Hall Pop Up, Campaign Headquarters, 34 W. 8th St. (7 pm)


Tuesday, April 25: Innovation Collaborative Entrepreneurs' Caucus (5-8 pm)

Wednesday, April 26: Keystone Progress Candidate Forum, Blasco Library Auditorium (6:30pm)

Trolley Tours

Thursday, April 20:  Mayoral Platform Trolley Tours  & Film Screening (3 pm-7 pm)

Screening of 1,000 followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Ted Weber, Campaign HQ, 34 W. 8th St (8pm) (Open to the public on a first-come, first served basis) ---->Read More

Dynamic Dozen Awards

Tuesday, April 4: Lisa Austin will be accepting the 2017’s Dynamite Dozen Award honoring “Women in the Erie Community” by the Mercy Center for Women. The ceremony is Tuesday, April 4 @ 7 pm, Mercyhurst University Campus, 501 East 38th St., Erie, PA 16546 and open to the public.

Meet the Candidates

Wednesday, April 5:  Erie/Crawford “Meet the Candidates” event, Union Hall (6pm – 9 pm)

Thursday, April 6: ATU “Meet the Candidates” event, Union Hall (7pm)


Wednesday, April 12: Debate, Blasco Library Auditorium (6pm - 8pm)

Art Auction

Thursday, March 30 (5:30pm-8:30pm): Bid on artwork by Shelle Barron, Daniel Burke, Rachael J. Burke, Ryan Butters, Chris Finlan & others during a live and silent auction on Thursday, March 30th at PACA, 1505 State St., Erie, PA. Food and beverages will be provided along with live music by Jim Froman, Zack Orr and Jessie Royer. Tickets: $40. Purchase online and receive a one-of-a-kind, limited-edition, up-cycled, individually numbered “ELECT AN ARTIST T-Shirt” at the door. 

Austin to Open Campaign Headquarters

Democratic Mayoral candidate Lisa Austin will open her campaign headquarters in downtown Erie on February 15, 2017 at the historic Masonic Temple, 32 West 8th Street. A public Open House is scheduled from 4-7 p.m. Petitions will be available, and the candidate will answer questions and talk with voters.

Premier of "STITCH" by Lisa Austin

STITCH, the 2016 silent film-short about Erie, PA by Lisa Austin, will premier in Maryland this week as a part of Nikki Brugnoli Whipkey ’s invitational drawing exhibit, Drawn Out, Drawn Over: Mapping the Territory of Experience. The show runs through March 11, 2017 at the Prince George’s County Department of Arts and Recreation’s Brentwood Arts Exchange, 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD. Lisa will attend the reception Saturday, Jan. 21 at 5 p.m., along with 17 other artists from around the country. 


Samba & Sips with Lisa Austin
Date: Thursday, Jan. 26
Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Latino's: 1315 Parade St., Erie, PA
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  • Saturday, March 18 | Meet & Greet with Michael Beightol at Lavery Brewing Company
  • Friday, October 28, 2016 | Presentation: "Writing for Social Change" at Gannon University
  • October 22, 2016 | Conversations at Raku Place


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