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2020 MLK Diversity Awards

  • Date: 01/17/2020 7:30 AM - 8:59 AM  
TEMPE, AZ - Each year, the Tempe Human Relations Commission honors local individuals, businesses and community groups that have demonstrated a commitment to diversity in Tempe with MLK Diversity Awards, among others.  

Award winners are nominated by people in the Tempe community and honored at an annual breakfast. This year’s winners include a Muslim playwright, a woman who tells stories of Native American family life, students who seek a more peaceful, sustainable and inclusive school experience, activists and a business that encourages equal pay.

This year’s breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17 at the Tempe Marriott at the Buttes, 2000 Westcourt Way. Tickets are $10 and available at

This year’s keynote speaker will be Erica Maxwell, Arizona’s first-ever Associate Superintendent of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

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