Mayor Joe Schember announced in his weekly news conference that February 2021 is Benjamin Wiley Month in the City of Erie.
Benjamin Wiley was an active community leader who advocated for the most vulnerable. Mayor Joe Schember says Wiley has done so much for the community of color and for the poor. Wiley established the Robert Benjamin Wiley Community Charter School in the City of Erie.
Now, the Mayor has proclaimed the month of February 2021 to be Benjamin Wiley Month in the City of Erie.
“I encourage everyone to follow us on social media throughout the month of February as we showcase black businesses, as well as local and national African American legends and their accomplishments,” said Mayor Joe Schember, D, City of Erie.