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Diversity Awareness Calendar: Home

This guide is meant to provide a list of widely recognized awareness months
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month Poverty in America Awareness Month
1st Global Family Day/World Peace Day
4th World Braille Day
16th World Religion Day
17th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
26th International Customs Day
27th  International Holocaust Remembrance Day

 

Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month American History Month
All Month Black History Month
All Month Canadian History Month
All Month Human Relations Month
14th  St. Valentine's Day
15th Nirvana Day
20th World Day of Social Justice
26th  Lunar New Year
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
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
All Month National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month
1st Mardi Gras
2nd Ash Wednesday
8th International Women's Day
8th United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace
11th World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film
14th  Pi Day
16th St. Urho Day
16th - 17th Purim
17th St. Patrick's Day
20th - 21st Naw-Ruz (Baha'i New Year)
25th 

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery

and the Transatlantic  SlaveTrade

Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month Community Service Month
All Month Earth Month
All Month Autism Awareness Month
All Month Arab-American Heritage Month
All Month Tartan (Scottish-American) Heritage Month
All Month Celebrate Diversity Month
2 World Autism Awareness Day
2nd Ramadan Begins
7th International Day of Reflection of the Genocide of Rwanda
15th Passover Starts
17th (?) Easter
20th Youth Homeless Matters Day
21st First Day of Ridvan - Festival of Ridvan
21st Earth Day
23rd Passover Ends
24th National Day of Silence
29th The Ninth Day of Ridvan
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
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 Month
All Month South Asian Heritage Month
All Month Personal History Awareness Month
All Month Speech and Hearing Awareness Month
All Month Older Americans Month
1-2 The Twelfth Day of Ridvan
2nd Ramadan Ends
4th Star Wars Day
5th Cinco de Mayo
8-9

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who 

lost their lives during WWII

21st World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
22nd International Day for Biological Diversity
23rd Declaration of the Bab in Shiraz, Shavuot
29th

Ascension of Bahau'llah

30th Memorial Day
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month National Caribbean American Heritage Month
All Month LGBT Pride Month
All Month Black Music Month
8th Race Unity Day
12th Loving Day
19th Juneteenth
21st National Indigenous People's Day
28th Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Day
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month French-American Heritage Month
4th Independence Day
4th Filipino-American Friendship Day
9th The Martyrdom of the Bab
11th World Population Day
14th Women in Military Service for America Memorial Anniversasry
17th - 18th Tisha B'Av
24th Pioneer Day
26th  Americans with Disability Act Signed - "Disability Independence Day"
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month National Civility Day
9th International Day of Indigenous People
13th International Lefthanders Day
19th World Humanitarian Day
23rd International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
26th Women's Equality Day
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15th - Oct 15th)
All Month National Guide Dog Month
5th Labor Day
11th Patriot Day
15th International Day of Democracy
16th Mexican Independence Day
21st International Day of Peace
25-27 Rosh Hashanah
26th European Languages Day
27th World Tourism Day
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month Bullying Prevention Month
All Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month
All Month AIDS Awareness Month
All Month Down Syndrome Awareness Month
All Month Family History 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 National German Heritage Month
All Month National Work and Family Month
All Month Polish-American Heritage Month
1st German American Heritage Day
2nd  International Day of Non-Violence
4th - 5th Yom Kippur
9th - 16th  Sukkot
10th World Mental Health Day
11th National Coming Out Day
11th National Native American Day
15th White Cane Safety Day
17th - 18th Birth of the Bab in Shiraz
22nd International Stuttering Awareness Day
26th - 27th Birth of Baha'u'llah
31st Halloween/ Samhain
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month National Native American Heritage Month
All Month National American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month
1st - 2nd Day of the Dead
2nd Equal Pay Day
9th World Freedom Day
11th Veterans Day/Armistice Day
13th World Kindness Day
16th International Day for Tolerance
17th International Students' Day
20th Transgender Day of Remembrance
24th Thanksgiving
Days(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All Month Universal Human Rights Month
1st World AIDS Day
2nd International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3rd International Day for People with Disability
10th International Human Rights Day
18-26 Hanukkah
20th International Human Solidarity Day
25th  Christmas
26th - Jan 1 Kwanzaa
31st New Year's Eve