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Diversity events

Welcome to Chandler's Diversity Office

The City's Diversity Office works closely with the community and the Chandler Human Relations Commission to develop diversity programs and events.

Mission Statement

To promote mutual respect and inclusion in Chandler. We work toward the elimination of prejudice and discrimination among all citizens within our community.  We celebrate our mix of ages and genders,  persons with disabilities and diversity of racial, cultural, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation or other personal identifying markers.

  • Visit the City's ADA page to review the final draft of the City of Chandler ADA Self-Evaluation & Transition Plan.
  • Serve as Mayor's Point of Contact for the LGBT Community

Goals and Objectives
  • Serve as Staff Liaison to the Human Relations Commission
  • Participate in Regional HRC Meetings
  • Manage Diversity Funding Program
  • Monitor and Serve as Resource for Day Labor Issues
  • Promote Diversity Concepts in schools
  • Coordinate or Assist with annual events
  • Support For Our City - Chandler activities​
  • Evaluate Diversity Issues in the Organization

  • Serve as Point of Contact for Employees 

The Chandler Diversity Office, along with the City's Communications and Public Affairs Department, has partnered with the Chandler International Film Festival to debut eight independent films this June, with the potential to add more. The films will be shown during the Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening time slots for an entire month on the City's cable channel (Cox Channel 11, CenturyLink Channel 8502 and on Orbital Cable in Sun Lakes), our Video webpage and YouTube channel. CINETIME also will be shared with other local cities' cable cities. 

For questions regarding CINETIME, contact Niki Tapia at 480-782-2214.

Diversity Education Mini-Grant Sponsorship

Grant applications for FY2017-18 are now closed. The grant application for FY2018-19 will be made available Monday, July 2, 2018, thru May 31, 2019, or as long as funds last. 

Contact Information:

Calendar of Events
Celebration of Unity 
Multicultural Festival
- Regional Unity Walk

Volunteer Recognition Breakfast
Black History Month Events

- Cesar Chavez Education Dinner and Dance

- Holocaust Remembrance 

- Juneteenth

Operation Back to School Chandler

- 18th Annual Mariachi & Folklorico Festival
Ms. Indian Arizona/Indian Art Market 
- For Our City - Make a Difference Day