DEI Calendar

See ideas on how to celebrate cultural celebrations and heritage months all year round!

Learn more about these diversity and inclusion holidays:

MLK Day: A day honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions to civil rights and social justice.

Lunar New Year: A two-week celebration marking the beginning of the lunar calendar with vibrant festivities and cultural traditions across many Asian communities.

Black History Month: A month-long observance highlighting the achievements and contributions of Black individuals throughout history.

Women's History Month: A month recognizing the vital role of women in shaping history and society, celebrating their achievements, and advocating for gender equality.

International Women's Day: An international day typically marched with an International Women's Day March celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, while also advocating for gender equality.

Earth Day: A day to raise awareness for environmental issues and action, promoting sustainability and conservation efforts worldwide.

AAPI Heritage Month: A month-long celebration honoring the diverse cultures, traditions, and contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Mental Health Awareness Month: A month focused on raising awareness about mental health issues, reducing stigma, and promoting support and resources for mental well-being.

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development: Recognizing the importance of cultural diversity in fostering dialogue, understanding, and development across societies.

Pride Month: A time to celebrate and affirm LGBTQ+ identities, commemorate LGBTQ+ history, and advocate for equal rights and acceptance.

Juneteenth: Commemorating the end of slavery in the United States and celebrating Black freedom, culture, and achievement.

Fourth of July: Independence Day in the United States, celebrating the nation's freedom and unity.

Black Business Month: Highlighting the contributions and successes of Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.

Women's Equality Day: Honoring the passage of the 19th Amendment and advocating for gender equality and women's rights.

Labor Day: A national holiday in many countries, honoring the contributions and achievements of workers and the labor movement.

World Mental Health Day: A global observance raising awareness about mental health issues, advocating for support, and promoting mental well-being for all.

Hispanic & Latin American Heritage Month: A month-long celebration recognizing Hispanic and Latin American communities' rich cultural heritage and contributions.

Global Diversity Awareness Month: Focused on promoting understanding, acceptance, and appreciation of diversity in all its forms worldwide.

Native American Heritage Month: Recognizing the history, culture, and contributions of Indigenous peoples in the United States.

Winter Holidays: Festive celebrations marking various cultural and religious traditions during the winter season.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a DEI Calendar?

A DEI calendar is a resource highlighting certain days to organize events, initiatives, and activities aimed at promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within an organization.

Why is a DEI calendar important for our organization?

A DEI calendar helps foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by providing opportunities for education, dialogue, and action around diversity-related topics. It ensures that DEI efforts are prioritized, visible, and integrated into the organization's company culture and day-to-day activities.

What types of events can be planned around a DEI calendar?

Events planned around your DEI calendar can vary based on your organization's priorities and goals. Common events may include cultural heritage celebrations, informative workshops and trainings, interactive lectures, educational games, and community outreach initiatives.

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