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Tyler Together Sponsors 2019 US Constitution Knowledge Bowl – Saturday, 5/4/2019


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2019 US Constitution Knowledge Bowl Tyler Together in partnership with Tyler’s League of Women Voters  is sponsoring a US Constitution Knowledge Bowl on Saturday, May 4th at the Tyler Junior College West Campus (1530 S SW Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701) beginning at 9 am.    About the Constitution Knowledge Bowl This year’s Knowledge Bowl will feature Middle School Students  (Grades 6-8th) and focus on the Constitution from Inception thru Reconstruction.   This Event is FREE and Open to the Public. […]

2019 Community-Wide MLK Day Celebration – “Learn to LIVE TOGETHER as BROTHERS”


2019 MLK Day Celebration Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is honored to sponsor Tyler’s 2019 Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 21, 2019. Main Celebration Plans Our Celebration began at the Tyler Downtown Square at 9 a.m. followed by a Parade at 9:30 am down South Broadway to the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception (Broadway and Front St.)  At the Cathedral, our formal program began at 10 a.m. Our 2019 Theme: “Learn to LIVE TOGETHER as BROTHERS” […]

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2018 Youth Summit :”Real Talk” Safe Interactions with Law Enforcement


On Saturday, August 11, 2018, Tyler Together along with Smith County Commissioner Joann Hampton, Rose City Civitan and Tyler Organization of Men,  sponsored the 2018 Youth Summit:”Real Talk” Safe Interactions with Law Enforcement.  Hosted by Pastor Ralph Carraway and St. Louis Baptist Church, the summit was co-ordinated by Gary Pinkerton, Director Smith County Pretrial Release Office.             Listen to the video below as Gary Pinkerton explains the summit’s purpose:   Want to get involved or […]

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Community Introduction of “Tyler Talking Together” Forum


On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Tyler Together Race Relations Forum introduced “Tyler Talking Together”, our newest forum format, to the Tyler Texas Community during a 90 minute session held at the City of Tyler Public Library.   How To Have Hard Conversations About Race A diverse group of approximately 60 people learned why there is a need to learn about  “Having Hard Conversations About Race”.   Thru short interactive group exercises they learned that we each have many things in common […]

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Tyler Together Hosts Community Forum: Guest Speaker City of Tyler Fire Chief David Coble


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Tyler Together is sponsoring a community forum on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the City of Tyler Public Library (Taylor Auditorium) beginning at 5:30 pm..  Our Guest Speaker will be City of Tyler Fire Chief David Coble. During our Forum, Chief Coble will be discussing: Potential Plans for two new Fire Stations and how they will affect Fire Response Times. The Annual Tornado/Severe Weather Response Plan Efforts to increase Minority Staffing within the Fire Department About Chief David Coble After […]

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CBS 19 Interviews Tyler Together About Race Relations (4/19/2018)


   On Thursday, April 19, 2018, Several Members of Tyler Together were interviewed by CBS 19 (KYTX) where they shared their thoughts on Starbucks decision to shutdown their business for a day of training on Implicit Racial Bias following to the recent arrest of two Black Men at one of their Philadelphia locations. Tyler Together also discussed what is being done to foster better Race Relations in the Tyler area.

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UT-Tyler and Tyler Together Present “2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Forum”


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2018 UT-Tyler MLK Leadership Forum Tyler Together Race Relations Forum in partnership with UT-Tyler University will be sponsoring a “2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Forum” on Tuesday Evening, April 17th.   The Forum will begin at 7 p.m. in the  University Center Ballroom on the UT-Tyler Campus ( Item 29 on Campus Map).  The Public is invited and Dinner will be served. Click Here for a Map of UT-Tyler Campus   Leadership Forum Facilitator – Joshua Fredenburg  Leading […]

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Tyler Together Supports Tyler Organization of Men Scholarship Banquet


Tyler Organization of Men’s Scholarship Banquet Tyler Together was proud to support the Annual Scholarship Banquet of the Tyler Organization of Men (TOM) as a 2018 Bronze Sponsor. One of our Community Partners, Tyler Organization of Men is celebrating their 50th year of service with the Tyler Texas Community.    2018 Scholarship Banquet Details This year’s Scholarship Banquet was held at St. Louis Baptist Church on Saturday, March 10, 2018. 2018 Theme: “Reflecting the Past, Embracing the Present, With a […]

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Tyler Together at Texas Peace Summit


Tyler Together Race Relations Forum was honored to host a table at the 2nd Annual Texas Peace Summit on Sunday afternoon, February 18, 2018 at the Ornelas Activity Center on the campus of UT Tyler.    We shared our History, Mission and Highlights of Past Accomplishments.  We also used this opportunity to share our Current and Upcoming Initiatives.  < Click Here To View Pictures from the 2018 Texas Peace Summit> *************************************************** About TEXAS PEACE SUMMIT   The TEXAS PEACE SUMMIT […]

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2018 REV. JEROME R. MILTON AWARD HONOREE: Mustardseed Ministries


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Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is pleased to announce the recipient of our 2018 REV. JEROME R. MILTON AWARD FOR NON-VIOLENT SOCIAL CHANGE is: Mustardseed Ministries and their Founder, Rev. DR. Karen Jones About Mustardseed Ministries MSM started in 2001 as a senior’s Computer Literacy program. At that time we created a temporary teaching lab of 15 computers (all borrowed). After several classes were taught we realized that this program was worthy of a name and a more permanent location. […]

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