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MLK Diversity Awards Dinner


Nominate someone for a 2015 MLK Diversity Award!

Each year the Tempe Human Relations Commission honors local individuals, businesses, and community groups who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity in Tempe.  The 17th Annual Diversity Awards presentation will include a dinner and keynote speech.  We are currently accepting nominations for our 2015 Diversity Awards.  The awardees will be acknowledged at the Diversity Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 17th at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Nominee must demonstrate a commitment to the promotion and acceptance of diversity in Tempe
  • Individual nominees must live, work, or volunteer in Tempe.  Business/Organization nominees must be located in Tempe.  Diversity Supplier nominees do not need to be located in Tempe, but must have done business with the City of Tempe in 2014.
  • Current elected officials and current Human Relations Commissioners are not eligible for nomination.
  • Past award winners will be eligible after three years for a new or different project. (see below for a list of past award winners)

Click for Nomination Form


Recap of the 16th Annual
City of Tempe
Human Relations Commission
MLK Diversity Breakfast



MLK Diversity Awards Dinner  
walk-ins cannot be accommodated)

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Check in and reception at 6:00 p.m. (no host bar)
Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.

Tempe Mission Palms Hotel
600 E. Fifth Street, Tempe, AZ 85281


Keynote Speaker:   Jevin Hodge, America's Leading Young Agent for Change                  




For a list of past Diversity Award Recipients click here.