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2018 Community-Wide MLK Day Celebration


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UPDATE:  Click Here to View the 2018 MLK Day Photos   2018 MLK Day Celebration   Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is proud to sponsor Tyler’s 2018 Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday January 15, 2018. Our 2018 Theme: “Make Justice A Reality” Celebration Plans Our Celebration is scheduled to begin 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 […]

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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 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 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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2014 MLK Day Celebration


Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration On January 20,2014, Tyler Together Race Relations Forum (TTRRF) sponsored the annual community inter-faith celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a inspiring program on the Tyler Downtown Square, an energetic March down North Broadway, and a standing room only program at the St. Gregory Catholic School Gym. Below are some excerpts from the program (Courtesy of Tyler Morning Telegraph): Texas College ” Dare To Dream” Program Earlier on Friday, January […]

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2013 Art of Peace Festival


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Several members of Tyler Together participated in planning and organizing Tyler’s Art of Peace Festival.  This annual event, which began in 2011, continues to grow in popularity and is great way to emphasize our common desire for Peace within our Community, Nation, and World. Here’s an excerpt from an article by Samantha Copus, A&E Editor for the UT Tyler Patriot Newspaper that explains a little more about the meaning of the Art Of Peace: Parts of the world are consumed […]

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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 […]

Congregation Beth El’s Shabbat Celebration


Rabbi Katz with Unity pastor Lafser & Congregant BJ Sharing Congregation Beth El’s Shabbat Celebration

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