Diversity Holiday Calendar

Diversity Holiday Calendar

 


(click on each date for more details on the significance of each holiday)

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.

NDEAM is held each October to commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy.  

LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. It was founded in 1994 by Missouri high-school history teacher Rodney Wilson.

For those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, this day celebrates coming out and the recognition of the 1987 march on Washington for gay and lesbian equality.

an alternative celebration to Columbus Day, gives recognition to the indigenous populations affected by colonization.


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