Diversity and Cultural Calendar
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 2023 from nightfall, April 5 – nightfall, April 13.
- Ramadan – celebrated in 2023 from the evening of, March 22 – and ends the evening of April 21.
- 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.
- 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 October 4-5, 2022.
- Global Diversity Awareness Month.
- National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
- Native American Heritage Month.
- Hanukkah – the Jewish festival commemorating rededication, begins the evening of, December 18, 2022 – ends the evening of, December 26, 2022.
- 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.