Heritage/History Months & Days of Recognition

Upcoming Heritage/History Months and Days of Recognition

Women's History Month (March)

National Deaf History Month (March 13 - April 15)

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Fall Heritage & History Months

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15)

LGBTQ+ History Month (October)

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (October)

National Homeless Awareness Month (November)

Native American/American Indian Heritage Month (November)

Naz History Month (December)

Fall Days of Recognition

European Day of Languages

Gandhi Jayanti

Indigenous Peoples Day

World Mental Health Day

National Coming Out Day

World Food Day

National First-Generation Day

Veterans Day

Transgender Day of Remembrance

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Human Rights Day

Spring Heritage & History Months

Poverty Awareness Month (January)

Rochester History Month (January)

African American/Black History Month (February)

National Deaf History Month (March)

Women's History Month (March)

Arab American Month (April)

Celebrate Diversity Month (April)

LGBTQ+ Campus Pride Month (April)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April)

Asian Pacific Heritage Month (May)

Jewish American Heritage Month (May)

Mental Health Awareness Month (May)

National Immigrant Awareness Month (June)

Disability Pride Month (July)

Social Wellness Month (July)

Spring Days of Recognition

World Braille Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Lunar New Year and Lantern Festival

World Religion Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

National Freedom Day

Rosa Parks Day

World Day of Social Justice

International Women's Day

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

International Day of Transgender Visibility

World Autism Day

World Health Day

National Day of Silence

Earth Day

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

World Day of Cultural Diversity for Dialogue Development

Loving Day


National Indigenous Peoples Day

World Population Day

Nelson Mandela International Day

ADA Anniversary; National Disability Independence Day

International Day of Friendship

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