Diversity awareness calendar

January

January Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month

Poverty in American Awareness Month

1/1 New Year's Day
1/4 World Braille Day
1/6 Three Kings Day
1/18 Marthin Luther King, Jr. Day
1/23 World Freedom Day
1/25 Chinese New Year
1/27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day

February

February Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month American History Month
All Month Black History Month
2/12 Lunar New Year
2/14 St. Valentine's Day
2/15 Nirvana Day
2/15 President's Day
2/16 Mardi Gras
2/17 Ash Wednesday
2/20 World Day of Social Justice

March

March Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month Greek-American Heritage Month
All Month Gender Equality Month
All Month Irish-American Heritage Month
All Month Ethnic Equality Month
All Month National Women's History Month
3/8 International Women's Day
3/9 United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace
3/17 St. Patrick's Day
3/21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
3/24 Equal Pay Day
3/25 International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
3/31 International Transgender Day of Visibility
3/13-4/15 Deaf History Month
3/27-4/4 Passover

April

April Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month Earth Month
All Month Arab-American Heritage Month
All Month Tartan (Scottish-American) Heritage Month
All Month Celebrate Diversity Month
All Month Autism Awareness Month
4/4 Easter
4/7 International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda
4/8 Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)
4/12-5/12 Ramadan begins
4/20 First Day of Riḍván (Festival of Riḍván)
4/22 Earth Day
4/23 National Day of Silence

May

May Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All month National Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
All month Haitian Heritage Month
All month Indian Heritage Month
All month Jewish-American Heritage Month
All month Mental Health Awareness Month
All month South Asian Heritage Month
5/5 Cinco de Mayo
5/6 National Day of Prayer
5/21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
5/31 Memorial Day

June

June Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month National Caribbean American Heritage Month
All Month AIDS Awareness Month
All Month LGBT Pride Month
All Month Black Music Month
All Month Immigrant Heritage Month
6/12 Loving Day
6/13 Race Unity Day
6/19 Juneteenth
6/21 National Indigenous Peoples Day

July

July Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month French-American Heritage Month
7/4 Independence Day
7/26 Disability Independence Day (Americans with Disability Act signed)

August

August Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
8/9 International Day of the World's Indigenous People
8/23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
8/26 Women's Equality Day

September

September Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct 15)
9/6 Labor Day
9/6-8 Rosh Hashana
9/11 Patriot Day
9/15 International Day of Democracy
9/15-16 Yom Kippur
9/18 International Equal Pay Day
9/21 International Day of Peace
9/24 National Native American Day (4th Friday)

October

October Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month
All Month Filipino-American Heritage Month
All Month Italian-American Heritage Month
All Month LGBT History Month
All Month National Disability Employment Awareness Month
All Month Polish-American Heritage Month
All Month Global Diversity Awareness Month
10/2 International Day of Non-Violence
10/6 German American Heritage Day
10/10 World Mental Health Day
10/11 National Coming Out Day
10/11 National Indigenous Peoples Day
10/17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
10/18 Women in Military Service for America Memorial Anniversary
10/29 Nevada Day (Last Friday of Oct.)
10/31 Halloween
10/31 Day of the Dead

November

November Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month National Native American Heritage Month
All Month National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month
11/1 Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos
11/4 Diwali
11/11 Veterans Day/Armistice Day
11/16 International Day for Tolerance
11/20 Transgender Day of Remembrance
11/25 Thanksgiving
11/26 Native American Heritage Day
11/28-12-6 Hanukkah

December

December Diversity and Awareness Dates
Date Holiday/Celebration
All Month Universal Human Rights Month
12/3 International Day for People with Disability
12/10 International Human Rights Day
12/25 Christmas
12/26-1/1 Kwanzaa
12/31 New Year's Eve