The Diversity Club Calendar promotes festivals, holidays, celebrations, historical events, and days of awareness found in cultures around the world. Students are encouraged to explore these items each day, to share that gained knowledge with their families & friends, and to strive to grow as culturally competent advocates.
Monthly Diversity Awareness Topics
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Traditionally celebrated in September, we will honor Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This years theme, “Hispanics: One Endless Voice to Enhance our Traditions.” is a time for us to reflect on Hispanic American’s tradition, history and culture
Ringing in the New Year
Around the globe, different cultures celebrate New Year’s Eve in unique ways. In January, we will embrace these celebrations and the importance of having a positive mindset each time the calendar starts again.
Celebrate Diversity Month
As we enter April, we will celebrate diversity. Take this time to involve yourself and others in learning about cultures that are not part of your daily life. Involve your family, friends; so that we may all gain a better understanding of our global family. We will talk about, show examples of and become involved in celebrating diversity throughout this month.
National Native American Heritage Month
A celebration of the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Native American Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise a general awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present.
National African American History Month
Throughout February we will celebrate the achievements of African Americans and the central role of African American culture in U.S. history. African American History Month will also be your chance to embrace the music, art, literature, food, and values of a culture that has helped shape the U.S.
More information to come
Holiday Celebrations Around the World
“Happy Holidays” in December is an all-encompassing term that covers many special days, from many different cultures. This month provides an opportunity to get outside of your comfort zone and your own traditions so you can see and learn–maybe even experience different holiday traditions around the world.
Women's History Month
This month we celebrate the contributions women have made throughout history in science, politics, law, sports, the arts, entertainment, and many other fields. Highlighting various women throughout history and their impact on the history of the world.
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