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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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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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Solidarity Movement Rally Sponsored By Tyler United [12/18/2014]


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Purpose: Solidarity March & Rally On Thursday, December 18, Tyler United Leader, Ambra Phillips, organized a Solidarity March & Rally in Downtown Tyler TX to show support for residents of Ferguson, Mo. following the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown; and the Staten Island, NY grand jury’s decision not to indict Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Rally Highlights After a March along North Broadway, approximately 200 people […]

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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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“Love Thy Neighbor” Inter-Faith & Inter-Racial Celebration


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On Sunday, February 9, 2014, Liberty Baptist Church and The Tyler Baptist Ministers Conference sponsored a “Love Thy Neighbor” Celebration at Liberty Baptist Church.  The event featured a diverse number of local community leaders and an cross-cultural choir.  Below are excerpts from an article about this event: ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ – Celebration of love: Races, faiths come together as friends “A kaleidoscope of people from different racial and religious backgrounds came together Sunday with a message of love and friendship. […]

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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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2013 MLK Celebration (Tyler TX)


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Joffre (J.D.) Meyer, Citizen Journalist for KLTV wrote an excellent summary of the Tyler’s 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration. Excerpts from the article are below: “Tyler celebrated the 27th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Community Program at the Immaculate Conception Catholic cathedral. The event is sponsored by the Tyler Together Race Relations Forum (TTRRF). The keynote address was delivered by Fred McClure–the Director of the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation at Texas A&M.” About Mr. […]

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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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