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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.

January

  • Martin Luther King Day – celebrated every third Monday of January.

February

  • Black History Month.

March

  • Women’s History Month.
  • St. Patrick’s Day – celebrated on March 17.

April

  • 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.

May

  • 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.

June

  • LGBTQ+ Pride Month.
  • Juneteenth – celebrated June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans.

August

  • Women’s Equality Day – celebrated on August 26.

September

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month. Learn more.
  • Yom Kippur – a Jewish holiday recognizing the Day of Atonement, celebrated September 28, 2020.

October

  • Global Diversity Awareness Month.
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
  • National Diversity Week – celebrated in 2020 on October 4 – October 10.

November

  • Native American Heritage Month.

December

  • 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.