ERIE, Pa. - ERIE, Pa - The city of Erie has been put in a negative light in national news stories, but Erie residents are hoping to change that.
This morning, a 4 minute video, created by local filmmakers, will be released.
It highlights Erie, after negative stories about the city aired on national networks.
It's called "Our Erie", and it's created and produced by local filmmakers, writers and editors along with The Jefferson Educational Society, Epic Web Studios, and ECGRA.
It will cover various aspects like young entrepreneurs and small businesses, as well as refugee and immigrant populations coming to the city.
Manufacturing in the city is another topic that the video will cover.
The makers say it acknowledges the past struggles for the city, but shows how Erie's persevered.
The video was launched on ECGRA's YouTube page and shared on the Jefferson Educational Society's Facebook page at 8:00 am .
Watch the video here: