The Diversity and Cultural Calendar is created to raise awareness of various cultures and to broaden our understanding and appreciation for diverse experiences and celebrations.
- Martin Luther King Day – celebrated every third Monday of January.
- Black History Month.
- Women’s History Month.
- St. Patrick’s Day – celebrated on March 17.
- Easter – celebrated on April 17, 2022.
- Passover – celebrated in 2022 from nightfall, April 15 – nightfall, April 23.
- Ramadan – celebrated in 2021 from sunset, April 12 – sunset, May 11.
- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
- Mental Health Awareness Month.
- Jewish American Heritage Month.
- Cinco de Mayo – honors the Mexican defeat of French army in 1862, celebrated on May 5, 2021.
- LGBTQ+ Pride Month.
- Juneteenth – celebrated June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans.
- Women’s Equality Day – celebrated on August 26.
- National Hispanic Heritage Month. Learn more.
- Yom Kippur – a Jewish holiday recognizing the Day of Atonement, celebrated September 28, 2020.
- Global Diversity Awareness Month.
- National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
- National Diversity Week – celebrated in 2020 on October 4 – October 10.
- Native American Heritage Month.
- Hanukkah – the Jewish festival commemorating rededication, celebrated in 2020 from nightfall, December 10 – nightfall, December 18.
- Christmas – the Christian holiday on December 25 that marks the birth of Jesus Christ.
- Kwanzaa – a tribute to African festivals of harvest celebrated December 26 – January 1.