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Category Archives: Community News

September 2017 Community Forum – Mental Health Crisis Management


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Tyler Together was proud to sponsor a Community Forum on Mental Health Crisis Management on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Tyler Public Library. These forums are part of our “Tyler Partners for Peace” initiative which focuses upon improving community engagement with our local elected officials and  Peace Officer organizations. Special Thanks to Our Guests, Tyler Police Chief Jimmy Toler and Smith County Deputy David Biggs who discussed the critical need for mental health resources in the area. Click Here […]

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Tyler Together Announces “ReIgnite The DREAM” Rally


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ReIgnite The DREAM RALLY Tyler Together was honored to sponsor a  “Reignite The DREAM” Rally  on Monday, August 28th at 6:30pm at the Tyler Downtown Square. A commemoration of the 54th anniversary of the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech. About the Rally This rally to remember his speech and rededicate our efforts to make his inspiring words a “Reality in our Local Community”.  Sometimes, the Fire starts to […]

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Mayor Heines to Speak at Community Forum on July 18, 2017


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2017 Tyler Together Community Forum Series The Tyler Together Race Relations Forum (TTRRF) is proud to sponsor a new Community Forum series for 2017. These forums are part of our “Tyler Partners for Peace” initiative which focuses upon improving community engagement with our local government organizations. The public is invited to join us on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. til 7 p.m. for our second forum. We will be meeting at the City of Tyler Public Library in […]

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Tyler Police Chief Toler Speaks at Tyler Together Community Forum [May 16, 2017]


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May 2017 Community Forum Tyler Police Chief Jimmy Toler was featured speaker as Tyler Together kicked off their new Community Forum Series on Tuesday, May 16,2017.  After a brief Meet and Greet where people were invited to partake of some light refreshments and introduce themselves, Chief Toler shared the latest Crime Statistics including a demographic breakdown. After his presentation he engaged the audience for a Question and Answer session.  This initial forum was attended by around 40 people.  Local News […]

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Tyler Together Kicks Off 2017 Community Forum Series


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2017 Tyler Together Community Forum Series The Tyler Together Race Relations Forum (TTRRF) is proud to sponsor a new Community Forum series for 2017. These forums are part of our “Tyler Partners for Peace” initiative which focuses upon improving community engagement with our local Peace Officer organizations.   The public is invited to join us on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. til 7 p.m. for our first forum. We will be meeting at the City of Tyler Public […]

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Tyler Together Meets With City of Tyler Leadership and African-American community leaders to discuss


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Three members of Tyler Together attended  a meeting on Friday, January 20 with City Leadership. We were encouraged by the Open and Candid Dialog and  Looking forward to working with all those in the meeting on improving Community Relations for African-American and All other Marginalized Citizens. As Mayor Heines stated in the Tyler Local Newspaper article, there are future meetings being planned where we will work on specifics. A Little Background Race Relations are a core part of our mission […]

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2017 MLK Art Contest Winners


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Thanks To Tyler Independent School District (TISD) for their  support of our Art Contest for the Community-wide 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The We were  excited that 53 students participated in this year’s contest and appreciate the outstanding work from the students and tremendous support of their teachers and parents.   The Art is on display at the Tyler Public Library thru Friday, February 10,2017. The winners  were recognized during our Main Event Program on Monday, January 16th  […]

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2017 REV. JEROME R. MILTON AWARD HONOREE: East Texas Cares


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Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is pleased to announce the recipient of our 2017 REV. JEROME R. MILTON AWARD FOR NON-VIOLENT SOCIAL CHANGE is : East Texas Cares Resource Center (Executive Director, Dr. Jeanette D. Calhoun) The 2017 Award will be presented at the Community Inter-Faith Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ecumenical Program and Service at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 10 a.m. in downtown Tyler. About East Texas Cares East Texas Cares […]

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2017 MLK Celebration: “Time Is Always Ripe To Do Right”


2017 MLK Day Celebration   Tyler Together is proud to sponsor Tyler’s 2017 Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 16, 2017. Our Theme: “THE TIME IS ALWAYS RIPE TO DO RIGHT” Our theme is taken from a section of “Letter From Birmingham Jail”. Click Here to Read The Entire “Letter From Birmingham Jail” Background of “Letter From Birmingham Jail” Dr. King and other Civil Rights Leaders had been arrested on Good Friday, April 12nd in violation of a […]

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Christina Fulsom: 2016 MLK Community Service Day Award Winner


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Tyler Together is proud to announce the following award winners from the 2016 Community-wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration: Rev. Jerome Milton Community Service Award: Christina Fulsom (East Human Needs Network) Christian is Founder and Network Weaver of East Human Needs Network (ETHNN). ETHNN consists of over 60 Diverse organizations and individuals working together for strengthened programs, connection and improved awareness of services that meet essential human needs. ETHNN members are committed to creating sustainable community solutions to […]

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