The world is rich with diversity, which is reflected in the observances various cultures and populations celebrate. Knowledge of the following short list of diversity holidays and celebrations can enhance your workplace diversity-and-inclusion efforts.
This downloadable list encompasses many holidays/celebrations. There are others beyond this list, and you may not decide to celebrate each of the ones listed. This list is meant to help you start planning how you choose to celebrate throughout the year.
|Jan. 18 • Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday||Aug. 26 Women’s Equality Day – day women were given the right to vote|
|February Black History Month||Sept. 15 until Oct. 15 Hispanic Heritage Month|
|March Women’s History Month||October National Disability Employment Awareness Month Global Diversity Awareness Month LGBT History Month|
|March 8 International Women’s Day||November Native American Heritage Month|
|March 31 International Transgender Day||Nov. 11 Veteran's Day|
|April Autism Awareness Month||Nov. 26 Native American Heritage Day|
|May Asian Pacific American Heritage Month||Dec. 3 International Day of Disabled Persons|
|June LGBTQ Pride Month||Dec. 10 Human Rights Day|
|June 11 National Indigenous Peoples Day|
|June 19 Commemoration of the ending of slavery|