2022 Inclusion Calendar

Posted By: Krystal Humphrey Diversity & Inclusion,

According to a Harvard University study, diversity initiatives don’t work unless awareness & inclusion are a daily practice. Being aware of ethnic holidays is key for respectful scheduling & creating inclusion for your team and residents. The Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Committee have assembled some multicultural dates below to help.


 Monthly Celebration

 Special Dates

January Human Trafficking Awareness Month

17: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February African American History Month

1: Lunar New Year (China)

March Women's History Month
Deaf History Month

2: Ash Wednesday / Lent begins (Christian)
8: International Women's Day
21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (United Nations)
31: International Transgender Day of Visibility

April Arab American Heritage Month
Autism Awareness Month
Celebrate Diversity Month

2: World Autism Day
2: Ramadan begins (Muslim) 
15: Passover (Jewish)
17: Easter (Christian)
22: Earth Day

May Jewish American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

2: International Family Equality Day
2: Eid al-Fitr (Muslim)
21: World Day for Cultural Diversity (UN)

June LGBTQ+ Pride Month

15: Native American Citizenship Day
19: Juneteenth
26: Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Anniversary
28: Stonewall Riots Anniversary

July Disability Pride Month

14: International Non-Binary Day 
18: Nelson Mandela International Day (UN)
26: Disability Independence Day
30: International Day of Friendship (UN)

August Black Business Month

9: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (UN)
26: Women's Equality Day

September Hispanic American Heritage Month

25: Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)

October Disability Employment Awareness Month
LGBTQ+ History Month

4: Yom Kippur (Jewish)
11: National Coming Out Day
11: Indigenous People's Day
19: International Pronouns Day
24: Diwali (Hindu)
25: Intersex Awareness Day

November Native American Heritage Month

11: Veterans Day
20: Transgender Day of Remembrance


1: World AIDS Day
3: International Day of Disabled Persons (UN)
10: International Human Rights Day (UN)
18-26: Chanukah (Jewish)
25: Christmas (Christian)
26: Kwanzaa (African)

Source credit: Florida Society of Association Executives