Calendar (Heritage Months, Important Dates & More)

Anisha Nandi
Anisha Nandi
Co-Founder, CEO

January

  • National Mentoring month 
  • Slavery & Human Trafficking prevention month

Days to Note:

January 17, 2022: MLK Day

January 27, 2022: Holocaust Remembrance Day 

February

  • Black History Month

Days to Note:

  • February 1, 2022: Lunar New Year

March

  • Women’s History Month 
  • Irish American Heritage Month

Days to Note:

March 31, 2022: Trans Day of Visibility

April

  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month
  • Arab-American Heritage Month 
  • Autism Awareness Month 
  • National Volunteer Month

May

  • National Asian & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month
  • Jewish American Heritage Month
  • Mental Health Awareness Month

June

  • Pride Month
  • Caribbean American Heritage Month

Days to Note:

June 19 (observed June 20, 2022): Juneteenth

July

  • Independent Retailer Month 
  • National Culinary Arts Month

Days to Note:

July 14, 2022: International Non-Binary People's Day 

July 18, 2022: Nelson Mandela International Day 

July 26: Disability Independence Day 

August

  • Black Business Month

September

  • Hispanic Latino/a/x Heritage Month

Days to Note: 

September 16: Mexican Independence Day

September 18: International Equal Pay Day 

September 21: International Day of Peace

September 25: Rosh Hashanah begins (Jewish)

September 26: European Day of Languages

September 26: Navratri begins (Hindu)

September 27: World Tourism Day


October

  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month 
  • LGBTQ History Month 
  • Global Diversity Awareness Month

Days to Note:

October 4-5: Yom Kippur

October 10: World Mental Health Day

October 10: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, formerly called Columbus Day

October 11: National Coming Out Day

October 20: International Pronoun Day 

October 21: Spirit Day - support LGBTQIA youth and speaks out against bullying

October 24: Diwali - Hindu Festival of Lights


November

  • Native American/Indigenous 
  • Heritage Month 
  • Military Family Month

Days to Note:

November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance: 

December

  • Universal Human Rights Month

Days to Note:

December 1: World HIV and Aids Day 

December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 10: International Human Rights Day

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