ABOUT THE HEAL AMERICA TOUR

As we look out across our nation’s landscape today, there is a growing concern about the injustice that seems to be ever-growing. At the same time, we believe that there is also a reservoir of hope that runs deep within the people that make our cities, states and nation great! It is because of that hope that we are convening The Heal America Tour, which will travel to various cities with one mission in mind, to revive hope and bring healing to our nation.

NEWS & MEDIA

Forbes – How The Founder Of Urban Specialists Is Focused On Ending Systemic Racism One Conversation At A Time

Forbes – How The Founder Of Urban Specialists Is Focused On Ending Systemic Racism One Conversation At A Time

There’s a common sentiment that athletes should just “shut up and dribble” and refrain from commenting on civil rights violations that are plaguing Black communities across the United States. But after the senseless killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd—just the latest examples of the injustice plaguing the nation—numerous athletes, executives and professionals in the sports industry have been stepping up to offer support.

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Dallas Doing Good

Dallas Doing Good

Last night, an event hosted by @theurbanspecialists and powered by @standtogether, brought a diverse group of local and national leaders (law enforcement, business executives, athletes, celebrities, faith leaders, civil rights advocates) to have an open discussion on the difficult issues America is grappling in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, from calls to defund the police to questions about how to combat institutional racism. “Can America really work for everyone, given our country’s history with racism and injustice? And if so, where do we go from here?” "Because it is the right thing to do!" When asked by Bishop Omar Jahwar why he has used his celebrity to be a difference maker. "It's just the right thing to do." - @mcuban

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SEE PAST EVENTS

24 June 2020

HEAL AMERICA 2020

A Course Correction Conversation on Race, Citizenship & Humanity

Heal America:  A Course Correction Conversation on Race, Citizenship & Humanity is being hosted by Bishop Omar Jahwar, CEO and Founder of Urban Specialists, and powered by Stand Together on June 24, 2020 at Gilley’s in Dallas, Texas from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.    At the core of this conversation lies the understanding that our nation is facing a critical moment with regard to race relations.  This “civil discourse” will be moderated by Bishop Omar and convene individual thought leaders from varying camps to rally together around a defined call to action that examines structural racism and viable solutions for police brutality and beyond.

23 February 2020

HEAL DETROIT 2020

The need for healing as a community is clear in Motor City.  Heal Detroit was a special session for citizens, organizations, and businesses serving the community – including a special led Sunday worship encounter from one of the cultural giants of our generation.

08 December 2019

HEAL DALLAS 2019

Heal America Tour presents Heal Dallas on Sunday, December 8th, 11 am at Gilley’s in Dallas, Texas.  With over 2000 in attendance, cultural leaders, business owners, and institutions discuss solutions to end senseless violence in our communities.