How to Make an Impact During Pride Month
Posted: June 1, 2023
June is Pride Month, and every year, many of us use this opportunity to participate in festivals, parades, and other celebrations that commemorate LGBTQ+ culture and activism throughout the years. The first Pride Month began in June 1969 when Stonewall Inn, a gay club in Greenwich Village, was raided by police. Although the resulting riots had many leaders, Marsha P. Johnson, a black, trans, bisexual...
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Posted: May 1, 2023
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. During this time, it is important to celebrate the incredible cultural and historical contributions of those who are of Asian and Pacific Islander descent in the United States. Observing AAPI Heritage Month Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have contributed in many profound ways to American culture and society. From literature and art to government and...
Women's History Month
Posted: March 1, 2023
March is Women’s History Month. Throughout the entire month, we celebrate the countless contributions of women, and the actions and talents that have shaped the society and culture. Each year, the National Women’s History Alliance chooses a theme for Women’s History Month. In 2023, the theme is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” Throughout the month of March, we focus on women who have contributed...
Black History Month
Posted: February 1, 2023
February is Black History Month, officially designated as such by every U.S. President since 1976. It is a time for recognizing the significant role African Americans have played in U.S. history and celebrating their achievements. Various organizations join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who have struggled to achieve full citizenship and recognition in the culture. These organizations include: National Endowment for...
Native American Heritage Month
Posted: November 1, 2022
National Native American Heritage Month is celebrated in November of every year. It is a time to explore the heritage and culture of Indigenous peoples, both historically and in the present. In the month of November, we celebrate Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Island communities to ensure their histories and traditions continue to thrive with the coming generations. Native American Heritage Month is...