Hanukkah candles

Throughout the year, we recognize and celebrate the cultures, traditions and contributions of our community.

Events & National Awareness Months

  • January 1: Refugee Birthday 
  • January: Martin Luther King, Jr Day
  • February: Chinese/ Lunar New Year
  • February: Black History Month
  • March: Women’s History Month
  • May: Asian & Pacific Heritage Month & Ramadan
  • June: PRIDE Month, Ramadan concludes
  • June: Juneteenth, celebration of the end of slavery
  • The ninth month of the Islamic calendar: Ramadan
  • September: Welcoming Week
  • September–October: Latinx Heritage Month
  • October: Disability Awareness Month
  • October: Indigenous' Peoples Day
  • November: Native American Heritage Month
  • November: Diwali
  • December: Hanukkah
  • December: Christmas
  • December: Kwanzaa