Our 2018 Events

MLK Celebration

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.

TJC Lecture Series: Judge Morris Overstreet

TJC Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Judge Morris Overstreet on February 22, 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….

2018 Mosque Open House (ETIS)

On Tuesday, May 29th, Together Together joined our neighbors at the 15th Annual Mosque Open House hosted by the East Texas Islamic Society.

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.

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