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TYLER TALKING TOGETHER Forum


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Promote peace through relationships.  Come have meaningful conversations about race.  Participate in facilitated activities with people from different backgrounds and races.  By getting to know fellow Tyler residents, we help to dispel stereotypes and fears to build strong, supportive communities for all residents.   Come prepared to share your stories and experiences through conversation. This event is co-sponsored by Art of Peace – Tyler.   Note: Hosted at The Foundry Coffee House – 2nd Floor  

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Tyler Talking Together (T3) Facilitator Training [Evening]


Tyler Talking Together (T3) facilitator training   T3 Faciliator Training will be held on Thursday, August 30th at 10 am. and 6 pm. at Refuge Church (1306 E. Duncan Tyler, TX 75702). If you are interested attending either session, Please RSVP to Beverly Russell (bjrruss@aol.com) or use our Contact Us Page To Learn more visit our “Tyler Talking Together” page.

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Tyler Talking Together (T3) Facilitator Training


Tyler Talking Together (T3) facilitator training   T3 Faciliator Training will be held on Thursday, August 30th at 10 am. and 6 pm. at Refuge Church (1306 E. Duncan Tyler, TX 75702). If you are interested attending either session, Please RSVP to Beverly Russell (bjrruss@aol.com) or use our Contact Us Page To Learn more visit our “Tyler Talking Together” page.

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Tyler Together August Monthly Meeting


Join Tyler Together for our monthly meeting, Thursday Evening, August 7th, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30pm,  We will be dining together at :   McAlister’s Deli (Reserved Private Room) 4325 Old Bullard Rd, Tyler, TX 75703 Phone: (903) 939-3300 Everyone is Welcome!!!

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July 2018 Community Forum


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Tyler, It’s Time We Learn How To Talk With Each Other…. The REL Name Change Issue has shown that our community has difficulty addressing controversial issues. Maybe if we learn how to have a honest conversation with people who are not like those in our current social circle, we could “Handle the Next Controversy Better. “ If an effort to help, Tyler Together will be introducing our newest forum format, “Tyler Talking Together” Having Honest Conversations About RACE To Learn […]

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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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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 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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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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