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JUNETEENTH FREEDOM WEEK 2021

Paint and Sip on Thursday night

Governor's Decree presented at the Opening Ceremony

Afro Scouts Jam Pak perform at the Opening Ceremony

West Alley Fish Fry on Friday night

Chandler4Change Booth at Folley Park

Over-40 Double Dutch group perform at Folley Park

Chandler Men of Action Mixer on Sunday afternoon

Thank you to everyone who came out and joined the community to celebrate freedom on Juneteenth! It was HOT, but that didn't stop us from enjoying the moment!

Big shoutout to everyone who helped out! Lots of organizations, vendors, and volunteers collaborated to make Freedom Week a huge success!

Congratulations to Shawn Mitchell, Founder Chandler4Change

Shawn has been recognized by Chandler Lifestyle Magazine as one of the 2021 Men of Chandler. This well-deserved recognition acknowledges Shawn's dynamic work in the community. Shawn focuses on youth initiatives through his roles as the principal of Chandler Early College and as a board member with Chandler Boys and Girls Club and East Valley Alliance of Black School Educators. In addition, Shawn serves his community by promoting diversity and inclusion as the founder of Chandler4Change and by producing events and promoting dialog with the City of Chandler, Chandler Men of Action, and other organizations. Please join us in congratulating Shawn on this honor!

Gloria Garza-Wells Recognized as one of the 2021 Women of Chandler

Chandler Lifestyle Magazine recognized Gloria as one of the 2021 Women of Chandler. Gloria is one of the founding members of Chander4Change and has been a driving force behind some of our successful events and activities. Gloria tirelessly works to lift up the voices of the underrepresented in Chandler. In addition, Gloria is a CUSD teacher and the Director of Instituto de Folklor Mexicano. Congratulations Gloria!

City of chandler recognizes c4c founding member

Check out this City of Chandler Black History blog post featuring Shawn Mitchell!

We are excited to announce that our application to become a 501(c)(3) organization is in process. We hope to be qualified officially as a tax-exempt nonprofit in the very near future. Please watch this space for updates.