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Black History Month in Chandler

Each February, South Chandler Self-Help, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Chandler Men of Action and the City of Chandler are proud to present an extensive variety of community events to celebrate the contributions and history of African Americans.

Annual Events Include:


Sat, Jan 28  |   6 p.m
Unity Walk
Tempe Town Lake

Participants will assemble at Tempe Lake Marina
 
Sponsored by the cities of Tempe, Chandler, Mesa, Scottsdale, as well as the town of Guadalupe and Arizona State University, the Unity Walk host hundreds of residents and students with the goal of promoting better relationships between people and organizations. Each group or city wears a different colored shirt and starts the walk together.  The approximately 1-mile walk will finish at Tempe Beach Park.  

Unity Walk (PDF)
  

Sat, Feb 4   |   1 to 4 p.m.
African American Read-In
Chandler Public Library - Hamilton Branch

3700 S Arizona Ave
   
In celebration of Black History Month, the Chandler Hamilton Library will be hosting it's annual African American Read-In. This community reading event is intended to shine a spotlight on African American authors, promote diversity and encourage young people to read.  This year, look forward to children & adult authors, a presentation on the history of Hip Hop, storytellers and more......details coming soon!


Fri, Feb 10  | 7 p.m. Showtime 
Let's Do It Again Variety Show
Chandler Center for the Arts
250 N. Arizona Ave.

 
The South Chandler Self-Help Foundation presents the annual Black History Celebration in February.  This family oriented event encourages historical education, r