Diversity Calendar

January

New Year's Day  January 1 International
Epiphany   January 1 Christian
Guru Gobind Singh Ji's Birthday  January 9 Sikh 
Makar Sankranti   January 14 Hindu
World Religion Day   January 16 Eastern Christian
Tu B'Shvat  January 17 Jewish
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day  January 18  
Mahayana New Year   January 19 Buddhist
Un Holocaust Memorial Day  January 27  

February

Black History Month    
Lunar New Year  February 1  Confucian, Daoist and Buddhist
National Freedom Day   February 1  
Valentine's Day   February 14   
Nirvana   February 15  Buddhist
World Day of Social Justice   February 20  
AYYAM-I-HA or Intercalary Days  February 25-28  Bahá’í

March

Women's History Month    
Shrove Tuesday  March 1  Western Christian
Maha Shivaratri  March 1  Hindu 
Ash Wednesday  March 2  Western Christian
Nineteen-Day Fast  March 2-20  Bahá’í
Clean Monday  March 7  Eastern Christian
Purim  March 17  Jewish
Holi  March 17  Hindu
Holla Mohalla  March 19  Sikh
Nowruz  March 21  Zoroastrian
International Day for the Elimination
of Racial Discrimination
 March 21
Khordad Sal  March 26  Zoroastrian
Magha Puja  March 30  Buddhist

April

Ramadan  April 2 - May 1  Islamic
Rama Navami  April 10  Hindu 
Palm Sunday  April 10  Christian
Vaisakhi  April 13  Hindu 
Holy Thursday  April 14  Christian
Good Friday  April 15  Christian
Passover/Pesach  April 16-23  Jewish
Theravada New Year  April 16  Buddhist
Easter  April 17  Christian
Festival of Ridvan  April 21 - May 2  Bahá’í
Yom Hashoah  April 28  Jewish
Laila Al-Qadr  April 28  Islamic

May

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Jewish American Heritage Month

Eid Al Fitr  May 2  Islamic
Cinco de Mayo  May 5  
National Day of Prayer (USA)  May 5  Interfaith
Visakha Puja  May 6  Buddhist
Mother's Day  May 8  
Lag B'omer  May 19  Jewish 
World Day for Cultural Diversity  May 21  
Declaration of the Bab  May 23  Bahá’í
Ascension Day  May 26  Christian
Ascension of Baha’u’llah  May 29  Bahá’í
Memorial Day  May 31  

June

LGBT+ Pride Month

Race Unity Day  June 12  Bahá’í
Flag Day  June 14  
Juneteenth  June 19
Father's Day  June 19  
World Refugee Day  June 20  

July

Independence Day July 4  
Martyrdom of the Báb July 9-10 Bahá’í
Eid al-Adha July 9-10 Islamic
Dharma Day July 13 Buddhist
Americans with Disabilities Act Day July 26  
Muharram July 30  Islamic

August

Ashura  August 8        Islamic
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples  August 9
Raksha Bandhan  August 11      Hindu
International Youth Day  August 12  
Ullambana  August 12      Buddhist
Krishna Janmashtami  August 18      Hindu
International Day for the Remembrance
of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
 August 23  

September

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Labor Day  September 5  
Autumnal Equinox  September 22  
Rosh Hashanah  September 25 - 27  Jewish
Navaratri  September 26 - October 5  Hindu

October

National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Filipino-American History Month
LGBTQIA+ History Month

Yom Kippur  October 4 - 5   Jewish
Dassehra  October 5   Hindu
Sukkot  October 9 - 16   Jewish
Indigenous People's Day
 October 10  
Shemini Atzeret  October 16 - 18   Jewish
Simchat Torah  October 17 - 18   Jewish
Mawlid al-Nabi  October 19   Islamic
United Nations Day  October 24  
Diwali  October 24   Hindu 
Bandi-Chhor Divas  October 24   Sikh 
Birth of the Báb  October 25 - 26   Bahá’í
Birth of Baháullá’h  October 26 - 27   Bahá’í
Reformation Day  October 31 Christian
Halloween  October 31  

November

National Native American Heritage Month

All Saint's Day  November 1   Christian
All Soul's Day  November 2   Christian
Guru Nanak Dev Ji's Birthday  November 8   Sikh
Election Day
 November 8  
Kristallnacht  November 9   Jewish
Veteran's Day  November 11  
International Dat for Tolerance  November 16  
Transgender Day of Remembrance  November 20  
Thanksgiving  November 24  
Day of the Covenant  November 25   Bahá’í
Advent  November 27 - December 24  Christian

December

World Aids Day  December 1  
International Day of Disabled Persons  December 3
Bodhi Day  December 8  Buddhist
International Human Rights Day
 December 10  
Our Lady of Guadalupe  December 12  Christian
Bill of Rights Day  December 15  
Hanukkah  December 18 - 26  Jewish
Winter Solstice  December 21  
Christmas Eve  December 24  Christian
Christmas Day  December 25  Christian
Kwanzaa  December 26 - January 1