Previous 2022 Gil Taylor Events

February 2022
The Defensive Line Foundation Coach's Training

Coaches from Baylor University, local area high schools and middle schools were invited to attend The Defensive Line Foundation’s suicide prevention training presented by the Gil Taylor Behavioral Health Series.

Founded by Las Vegas Raiders defensive tackle Solomon Thomas, The Defensive Line Foundation is dedicated to end the epidemic of youth suicide, especially for young people of color, by transforming the way we communicate and connect about mental health. Learn more about the Defensive Line Foundation here.

The workshop focused on tools to:

  • Reduce the number of deaths by suicide in schools
  • Referrals to mental health services
  • Empower educators to engage with young people in mental health crisis
  • Outline plans for suicidal or mental health crisis prevention
April 2022
David Magee Book Signing and Luncheon

Award-winning columnist, author and speaker, Magee is a change-maker on alcohol and other drug wellness education, support and wellbeing. He helped inspire and create the William Magee Center for Wellness Education at the University of Mississippi, named for his late son and designed to improve lives with new solutions. David has garnered national attention with his appearances on ESPN, CBS this Morning, and numerous other broadcasts.

Magee joined the Waco community at Fabled Bookshop to sign books and host a conversation, and visited Baylor's campus to share insights at a special luncheon. View a recording of the luncheon livestream here.

Harris House
1315 S. 7th St.
Waco, TX 76706
One Bear Place #97101
Waco, TX 76798