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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 
Saturday, January 30, 2016
5:45 p.m. check-in time, Walk begins at 6 p.m.

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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
Chandler Center for the Arts
250 N. Arizona Ave.
Friday, February 5, 2016
5 p.m.  My Mama's Kitchen (Soulfood) - Fee Charged 
5:30 Pre-show "Lets Dance" (Youth Cultural Diversity Show) -  No Admission Charge
7 p.m. Show Begins - No Admission Charge

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The South Chandler Self-Help Foundation  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. This year's event theme is Queens: From the Cotton Field to the White House.  Join in a celebration of strong black women who overcame insurmountable odds to change our world.  Experience the lives, words, and songs of these phenomenal woman who stepped out of the cotton field and into the White House.

Call 480-227-9706 or 480-963-5213 for more information.

4th Annual African American Banquet
Chandler Community Center
125 E. Commonwealth
Friday, February 26, 2016
7 p.m. Event Begins

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.  

For more details or to purchase tickets,

African American Read-In
Hamilton Branch Library

3700 S Arizona Ave. 
Saturday, February 27, 2016