Diversity Calendar

The College of Social Science recognizes and honors the holidays, celebrations and awareness campaigns that happen in different communties year-round. Click on each month to learn more about the events happening in 2020!
  • January
    • All Month - Poverty in America Awareness Month
    • 1- New Year's Day
    • 1 - Global Family Day/World Peace Day
    • 4 - World Braille Day
    • 19 - World Religion Day
    • 20 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    • 23 - World Freedom Day
    • 25 - Chinese New Year
    • 26 - International Customs Day
    • 27 - International Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • February
    • All Month - American History Month
    • All Month - Black History Month
    • All Month - Canadian History Month
    • All Month - Human Relations Month
    • 14 - St. Valentine's Day
    • 15 - Nirvana Day
    • 19 - Presidents Day
    • 20 - World Day of Social Justice
    • 25 - Mardi Gras
    • 26 - Ash Wednesday
  • March
    • 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
    • 8 - International Women's Day
    • 8 - United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace
    • 9–10 - Purim
    • 11 - World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film
    • 14 - Pi Day
    • 16 - St. Urho day
    • 17 - St. Patrick's Day
    • 21 - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
    • 21 - World Down Syndrome Day
    • 21 - Naw-Ruz (Baha'i New Year)
    • 25 - International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
    • 31 - Advisor Appreciation Day
    • 31 - Equal Pay Day
  • April
    • 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
    • 7 - International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda
    • 8–16 - Passover
    • 11 - National Day of Silence
    • 12 - Easter
    • 15 - Youth Homelessness Matters Day
    • 20 - First Day of Ridvan—Festival of Ridvan
    • 20–21 - Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)
    • 22 - Earth Day
    • 29 - The Ninth Day of Ridvan
  • May
    • 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
    • 2 - The Twelfth Day of Ridvan
    • 4 - Star Wars Day
    • 5 - Cinco de Mayo
    • 8 - Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who Lost their Lives
    • during WWII
    • 21 - World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
    • 22 - International Day for Biological Diversity
    • 23 - Declaration of the Bab in Shiraz, Shavuot
    • 24 - Ramadan Begins
    • 25 - Memorial Day
    • 29 - Ascension of Bahau'llah
  • June
    • All Month - National Caribbean American Heritage Month
    • All Month - AIDS Awareness Month
    • All Month - LGBT Pride Month
    • All Month - Black Music Month
    • 8 - Race Unity Day
    • 12 - Loving Day
    • 19 - Juneteenth
  • July
    • All Month - French-American Heritage Month
    • 4 - Independence Day
    • 4 - Filipino-American Friendship Day
    • 9 - The Martyrdom of the Bab
    • 11 - World Population Day
    • 24 - Pioneer Day
    • 26 - Americans with Disabilities Act Signed "Disability Independence Day"
    • 29–30 - Tisha B'Av
  • August
    • All Month - National Civility Month
    • 9 - International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
    • 13 - International Lefthanders Day
    • 19 - World Humanitarian Day
    • 23 - International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
    • 26 - Women’s Equality Day
  • September
    • All Month - Hispanic Heritage Month
    • All Month - National Guide Dog Month
    • 7 - Labor Day
    • 11 - Patriot Day
    • 12 - National Native American Day
    • 15 - International Day of Democracy
    • 16 - Mexican Independence Day
    • 18–20 - Rosh Hashanah
    • 19 - International Talk Like a Pirate Day
    • 21 - International Day of Peace
    • 26 - European Languages Day
    • 27–28 - Yom Kippur
    • 27 - World Tourism Day
  • October
    • All Month - Bullying Prevention Month
    • All Month - Domestic Violence 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 (Sept. 15-Oct. 15)
    • All Month - National Work and Family Month
    • All Month - Polish-American Heritage Month
    • 2 - International Day of Non-Violence
    • 2–9 - Sukkot
    • 6 - German American Heritage Day
    • 10 - World Mental Health Day
    • 11 - National Coming Out Day
    • 15 - White Cane Safety Day
    • 16 - Spirit Day –Anti Bullying
    • 17 - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
    • 18 - Women in Military Service for America Memorial Anniversary
    • 19 - World Humanitarian Action Day
    • 20 - Birth of the Bab in Shiraz
    • 22 - International Stuttering Awareness Day
    • 31 - Halloween
    • 31 - Day of the Dead
  • November
    • All Month - National Native American Heritage Month
    • All Month - National American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month
    • 11 - Veterans Day/Armistice Day
    • 12 - Birth of Baha'u'llah
    • 13 - World Kindness Day
    • 16 - International Day for Tolerance
    • 17 - International Students' Day
    • 20 - Transgender Day of Remembrance
    • 26 - Thanksgiving
  • December
    • All Month - Universal Human Rights Month
    • 1 - World AIDS Day
    • 3 - International Day for People with Disability
    • 10 - International Human Rights Day
    • 10–18 - Hanukkah
    • 20 - International Human Solidarity Day
    • 25 - Christmas
    • 26–1 - Kwanzaa
    • 31 - New Year's Eve