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Annual Heritage Months and Holidays Observed

September:

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1 - Israel Miraji Ascent of Prophet Muhammad

2 - Labor Day (United States)

5 - Rosh Hashanah* (Jewish New Year)

8- International Literacy Day

11 - Patriot Day (United States)

14 - Yom Kippur (Jewish)

16 - Mexico's Independence Day

19 - San Gennaro Day (Italian-American)

19 -Sukkot (Jewish)

22 - Autumnal Equinox (Japan)

25 - Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)

27 - Simchat Torah* (Jewish)

October:Diversity CalendarDiversity Calendar

Diversity Awareness Month

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual History Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month


11 - National Coming Out Day  Diversity Calendar

14 - Columbus Day

15 - Eid al-adha (Islamic, Muslim)

31 - Halloween (United States)

31 - Reformation Day (Christian)

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National American Indian Heritage Month


National AIDS Awareness Month

1 - All Saints' Day (Christian, Roman Catholic)Diversity CalendarDiversity Calendar

1 - Dia de los Muertos "Day of the Dead" (Mexico, Latin America)

2 - All Souls' Day (Roman Catholic)

3 - Diwali (Buddhist, Hindu)Diversity CalendarDiversity Calendar


5 - 12/3 - Al Hijra - Muslim New Year

11 - Veteran's Day (United States)

12 - Birthday of Baha'u'llah (Baha'i)

14 - Ashura (Islamic, Muslim)

27 - December 5 - Hanukkah (Jewish)

28 - Thanksgiving (United States)


December

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1- World Aids Day

6 - St. Nicholas Day (International)

7 - Pearl Harbor Day (United States)

8 - Bodhi Day - Buddha's Enlightenment (Buddhist)

8 - Feast of the Immaculate Conception

10- Human Rights Day

12 - Virgin of Guadalupe (Mexico)

13 - Santa Lucia Day (Sweden)

16-25 - Las Posadas (Mexico)

22 - Winter Solstice (Dec 22-Mar 20)

25 - Christmas (Christian, Roman Catholic, International)WinterWinter

 

26 - Boxing Day (Canada, United Kingdom)

26 - Kwanzaa (African-American)WinterWinter

31 - New Year's Eve (United States, International)

January:Chinese New Year 

February: African American History Month

March: Women's History Month

April:Jazz Appreciation Month

May:Asian/Pacific Heritage

June:GLBT Pride

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