New City Council President Sonya Arrington Share Her Story

A local woman used her won heartbreak to spark change in the community.  Just this week, Sonya Arrington stepped into her new role as City Council President, but she says that triumph started with tragedy eight years ago, today. Every

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Coverage on Annual Vigil and Talent Show

A grieving mother continues to channel her loss into building up other young people in the community. Sonya Arrington, who founded MATV, Mothers Against Teen Violence brought the community together for the 8th annual Steven Arrington II Memorial Candlelight Vigil and

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Leading the Charge!

Sonya Arrington plans to sponsor a City Council resolution calling for a panel that would investigate allegations of misconduct by police, like the one Pittsburgh has had since 1997. According to the Erie Times News as reported by Kevin Flowers,

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MATV Highlighted in “Women Who Werk”

Councilwoman Sonya Arrington stops by the set of Women Who Werk, to chat with host, the lovely Selena King.

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Welcome To Mother’s Against Teen Violence, MATV of Erie

Welcome to Mother’s Against Teen Violence online. Locally pronounced in abbreviation as Mat-V, we are eager to roll up our sleeves and nurture great youth who may have hit a rough patch in life. Join us in the movement to prevent

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