Tyler Together Believes We Are“Better Together”
Our 2018 Events
Over 1000 people celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 15, 2018. Main Program featuring Rev. Dr. Frances Cudjoe Waters at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
Black History Knowledge Bowl
Black History Knowledge Bowl (2/23-24) hosted by Texas College. Essay Contest, T-Shirt Contest, Knowledge Bowl
Texas Peace Summit
Texas Peace Summit hosted by Art of Peace on Campus of UT-Tyler (Ornelas Activity Center) on February 18, 2018.
2018 TOM Scholarship Banquet
Annual Scholarship Banquet for Tyler Organization of Men on March 10, 2018.
2018 MLK Leadership Forum
Motivational Speaker Joshua Fredenburg facilitated our Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Forum on Tuesday Evening, April 17,2018 on the UT-Tyler Campus.
2018 Celebrate New Life Banquet
On Thursday, April 26th, Tyler Together joined in supporting Celebrate New Life Banquet of Hwy 80 Rescue Mission. Life Changing Testimonies….
Introducing "Tyler Talking Together" Forum
On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Tyler Together Race Relations Forum introduced “Tyler Talking Together”, our newest forum format, to the Tyler Texas Community.
2018 Youth Summit:”Real Talk” Safe Interactions with Law Enforcement
On Saturday, August 11, 2018, Tyler Together co-sponsored the 2018 Youth Summit:”Real Talk” Safe Interactions with Law Enforcement hosted by St. Louis Baptist Church and co-ordinated by Gary Pinkerton, Director Smith County Pretrial Release Office.
"Words Matter" with Voices of East Texas (VOET)
On Sunday, August 19, 2018, Tyler Together Race Relations Forum joined in a discussion of why and how words matter. Topics included racist language, the propaganda of Nazi Germany, the criminalization of immigrants, and non-binary gender identity.
2018 PATH Week Luncheon
On Thursday, September 20, 2018, Tyler Together Race Relations Forum joined a packed house at the Green Acres Crosswalk Conference Center to Celebrate PATH (People Attempting to Help) week. We are proud to be a supporter of this great community organization.
2018 Art of Peace Meal
On Monday, September 17, 2018, Tyler Together supported the annual Art of Peace Meal. Community members from across our region came together to promote Peace.
Tyler Talking Together: "Conversations on Race"
On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, Tyler Together as part of Art of Peace Week hosted a “Tyler Talking Together” Community Forum focused on “Conversations On Race”. A diverse of our community met to discuss this important issue.