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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:

Unity Walk
Tempe Town Lake
620 N. Mill Avenue
           
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.  
  
Black History Celebration
The South Chandler Self-Help Foundation and Desert Dance Theatre will present the 27th Annual Black History Celebration in February 2016.  This family oriented event encourages historical education, respect and ensures on going opportunity for the youth of chandler and surrounding areas to display their talents. 

African American Banquet
The Chandler Men of Action present this annual banquet in celebration of the accomplishments made during the year of African Americans and to strengthen our resolve to further our pride, spirit and character. Two student scholarships and Man of the Year are awarded.  
Visit the City of Chandler Diversity Office web page for information on additional cultural events that occur in Chandler throughout the year.

Chandler Diversity Office 
480-782-2214