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