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September

National Hispanic Heritage Month 

9/5 – Native American(Oglala Sioux) : Tashunka Witko

9/29 Jewish: Rosh Hashanah Begins the Jewish New Year 5780

9/23 – Autumnal Equinox

October 

Global Diversity Awareness Month, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, & National Italian American Heritage Month

10/2 – India : Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

10/27 – Hindu: Diwali 

November

Native American Heritage Month

11/2 – Mexico : Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) 

11/1 – LGBT+ : Tim Cook First openly-gay Fortune 500 CEO 

11/20 – LGBT : Transgender Day of Remembrance

11/9-11/10 Islamic : Mawlid (Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday)

December

12/1 – World AIDS Day

12/21 – Pagan and Wiccan : Yule begins at sundown

12/22 – Jewish – Hanukkah (12/22-12/30) 

12/25 – Christian: Christmas

12/26 – Black: Kwanzaa (12/26-1/1) 

 


 Content from:  https://www.diversityresources.com/2019-diversity-calendar/


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