Calendar (Heritage Months, Important Dates & More)

Anisha Nandi
Anisha Nandi
Co-Founder, CEO


  • National Mentoring month 
  • Slavery & Human Trafficking prevention month

Days to Note:

January 16: MLK Day

Jan 22: Lunar New Year

January 27: Holocaust Remembrance Day 


  • Black History Month

Days to Note:

Feb 22: Ash Wednesday


  • Women’s History Month 
  • Irish American Heritage Month

Days to Note:

March 8: International Women's Day

March 8: Holi

March 22: Ramadan

March 31: Trans Day of Visibility


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

April 2: World Autism Day

April 5 - 13: Passover

April 9: Easter

April 22: Earth Day


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

May 5: Cinco de Mayo


  • Pride Month
  • Caribbean American Heritage Month

Days to Note:

June 19: Juneteenth

June 12: Loving Day

June 26: Start of Hajj


  • Independent Retailer Month 
  • National Culinary Arts Month

Days to Note:

July 14: International Non-Binary People's Day 

July 18: Nelson Mandela International Day 

July 26: Disability Independence Day 

July 30: Al-Hijri


  • Black Business Month

August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 26: Women’s Equality Day:


  • 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 15: Rosh Hashanah begins

September 24: Yom Kippur begins

September 26: European Day of Languages

September 27: World Tourism Day


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

Days to Note:

October 9: Indigenous Peoples’ Day /  Columbus Day

October 10: World Mental Health Day

October 11: National Coming Out Day

October 17: Spirit Day - support LGBTQIA+ youth and speaks out against bullying

October 18: International Pronoun Day 


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

Days to Note:

November 8: U.S. Election Day

November 11: Veterans Day

November 12: Diwali - Hindu Festival of Lights

November 17: National ERG Day

November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 24: Thanksgiving

November 25: Native American Heritage Day

November 30: Native Women's Equal Pay Day


  • Universal Human Rights Month

Days to Note:

December 1: World HIV and Aids Day 

December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 8: Latina Equal Pay Day

December 10: International Human Rights Day

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