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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.

We would like to invite you to become a part of Chandler’s Annual Celebration of Unity events scheduled for the month of January. As a joint collaboration between Chandler Men of Action, East Valley Jewish Community Center, Chandler Center for the Arts, Friends of the Library, Human Relations Commission and the City of Chandler, we are proud to present an extensive variety of community events in which over 10,000 people participate annually.

17th Annual Creative Expression Competition  --- Now accepting applications!

The Creative Expression Competition is open to all students living or attending school in Chandler. Students are encouraged to enter the competition in either of the following categories: Performance, Writing, Visual Art and Video.

First Place Winners will be invited to a February City Council meeting to receive their recognition.  Second and Third place winners will have their awards dropped off at their school during the month of February.

The theme of this year's compeition is: We're Going Places - T he importance of travel and exchange in achieving peace

Deadline for Entries: Dec. 2, 2016
City of Chandler - Neighborhood Resources - 235 S. Arizona Ave. - Chandler, AZ 85225 (Entries can be mailed or dropped off.)\

Email if you have any questions.

Download the official competition flier. (PDF)

22nd Annual Chandler Multicultural Festival
January 14, 2017

Chandler’s Annual Multicultural Festival is a FREE event that highlights the diversity of our community through cultural music, dance, art and more. Details coming Fall 2016. Visit for the Festival's main site.
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 OfficeChandler Human Relations Commission, and the Celebration of Unity Planning Committee. 
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