On June 7, 2018, The Byrd Foundation will be commemorated the 20th Anniversary of James Byrd Jr. death,  at Jasper County Courthouse by installing a bench in his memory. Guest speaker-Billy Rowles-Former Jasper County Sheriff


"Fun Day in the Park" sponosored by The Byrd Foundation at James Byrd Jr. Memorial Park.


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June 3 2019 :  ADL National Leadership Summit in Washington DC


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June 25 2019: Gala sponsored by Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights held in New York City

Foundation recognized for efforts to combat hate and received a Special Recognition Courage Award on behalf of the Byrd Foundation for Racial Healing.


Ms. Harris participated in panel discussion on Ways to Reduce Hate  


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August 18 2019: Panelist: Dialogue on Importance of Community Relationships


October 16, 2019- Department of Justice Commemoration of the 10 Year Anniversary of the Shepard/Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act


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October 21 2019- Anniversary of passage of Matthew Shepherd and James Byrd Jr Hate Crime Prevention Act. Released family statement

Featured News

Featured Documentary entitled “Killed by Hate” airing on October 20. Check your local listings.


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Hate In America

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