Category Archives: Cultural Diveristy Gatherings

Women Making History – Past and Present

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On Tuesday Evening, March 18, 2014. in the Tyler Public Library auditorium, the Tyler Together Race Relations Forum and the Tyler Public Library hosted the monthly Cultural Diversity Gathering. Smith County Women Voting Rights Dressed in period costume, Ms. Vicki Betts, professional librarian at the Muntz Library, UT-Tyler, presented a power point of images she calls “Smith County Suffragettes” telling a story of Smith Co. Texas women who helped achieve passage of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution. […]

Cultural Diversity Gathering: Chinese New Year (Feb 2014)

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On February 18, 2014, the monthly Cultural Diversity Gathering was held at the City of Tyler Public Library. The Theme was “Lunar New Year – Short film “Discovering China:  CHINESE NEW YEAR!” This month’s event  began with a crowd mixer with Food from Potbelly’s Catering and featured a video “Discovering China : CHINESE NEW YEAR!” .  Afterwards, Peter Eng (City of Tyler Traffic Engineer)  lead a great discussion forum about Chinese New Year Customs and Traditions. Some Photos of the […]

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Cultural Diversity Gathering

TTRRF & Tyler Public Library Partnership Tyler Together in Co-operation with the City of Tyler Public Library will begin sponsoring a Monthly “Cultural Diversity Gathering” event beginning in January 2014. What Is It? “Monthly Gathering to learn about diverse cultures (ethnicity, religious, regional).  Each month will have a Central Theme.  Event may include Relevant Movies, Guest Speakers, Posters, Books and more to generate understanding. “   Why Are We Doing It? The primary purpose is to provide a routine event […]