|Celebration of Unity
Each January, the City of Chandler holds a series of events to honor our community's heritage and diversity, along with the spirit, ideals, life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the civil rights movement.
Our 2015 event was a great success! Stay tuned for 2016 event dates!
2015 Creative Expression Competition
The Creative Expression Competition is open to any K-12 student living or attending school in Chandler. All students were encouraged to submit an entry in one of the following categories: writing, visual art or performance.
Announcing the 2015 Creative Expression Competition Winners!!!
2015 Visual Art Winners (PDF)
2015 Writing Winners (PDF)
2015 Performance Art Winners (PDF)
All first place winners will be notified on January 26 of the award presentation at a February City Council meeting. All other winners will receive their awards directly through their school mid-February. If you would like your entries back or have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Look for Then They Came for Us...
, a revolutionary exhibit exploring 3 distinct events; the Holocaust, the treatment of Black people in Europe, and the domestic struggle for Civil Rights. Opening in April at the Downtown Public Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
If you would like more information on any of these events, please call 480-782-2214. Chandler's Celebration of Unity events are hosted by the City of Chandler Diversity Office
, Chandler Human Relations Commission
, and the Celebration of Unity Planning Committee.
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