Celebrating Heritage Months

With 2019 upon us, it is important to remember and recognize the upcoming Heritage Months through the year. Hopefully, you can find a local or national form of celebration to learn more about the cultural relevance and experiences of each month in the upcoming year! The following represents the National Heritage Months currently observed in the United States. The information was also provided by http://www.diversitycentral.com. Please check out the website for more information about diversity and multicultural iniatives and cultural events.

January-None Currently Observed

February-African American History Month

March- National Women’s History Month/Irish American Heritage Month

April- (March 13-April 15) National Deaf History Month

May-Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Older Americans Month and Jewish American Heritage Month

June-Gay Lesbian Pride Month

July-None Currently Observed

August-None Currently Observed

September-National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month (Sept 15-October 15)

October-National Disability Employment Awareness Month/National Italian American Heritage Month

November- National American Indian Heritage Month

December- None Currently Observed

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