Address. 128 West Broad Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
The Byrd Foundation is challenging the world to "Be The Change" you would like to see in society. Here's how you can support the challenge:
Take the Diversity Challenge!
Choose one or more activity and share via social media.
Act as an agent for change by taking a stand when you encounter racism & etc
Converse with someone of a different culture and share your experiences
Take time to explore different cultures via music, research, food, dance & etc.
Be sure to tag us and use the following hashtags: #diversitychallenge #thebyrdfoundationforracialhealing #bethechange #act
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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2019 ADL National Leadership Summit
On June 3, 2019, The ADL will have a special segment on the 10th Anniversary Commemoration of The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009
Louvon Harris, sister of James Byrd Jr.
Judy and Dennis Shepard, parents of Matthew Shepard
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