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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.

The January 2016 Celebration of Unity Events have concluded.  
Check back Fall 2016 for updated details on January 2017 events!


16th Annual Creative Expression Competition  --  Winners Announced Below
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.

2016 Theme: Peace Through People

2016 Writing Winners

    2016 Performance Winners
    2016 Visual Winners
    2016 Video Winners

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.

If you would like your artwork back, please contact  Entries will be stored through March 31, 2016.

22nd Annual Chandler Multicultural Festival
January 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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