2023 Inclusion Calendar 

According to a Harvard University study, diversity initiatives don’t work unless awareness and inclusion is a daily practice. Being aware of ethnic holidays is key for respectful scheduling and creating inclusion for your staff and members. We've assembled some multicultural dates below to help.

Month Monthly Celebration Special Dates
January Human Trafficking Awareness Month

16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
22: Lunar New Year (China)

February Black History Month

22: Ash Wednesday / Lent begins (Christian)

March Women's History Month
Deaf History Month

8: International Women's Day
21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (United Nations)
22:Ramadan begins (Muslim) 
31: International Transgender Day of Visibility

April Arab American Heritage Month
Autism Awareness Month
Celebrate Diversity Month

2: World Autism Day
5: Passover (Jewish)
9: Easter (Christian)
21: Eid al-Fitr (Muslim)

22: Earth Day
28-29: Eid al-Adha (Muslim)

May Jewish American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

2: International Family Equality Day
21: World Day for Cultural Diversity (UN)

June LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

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


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


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

September Hispanic American Heritage Month

15: Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)
24: Yom Kippur (Jewish)

October Disability Employment Awareness Month
LGBTQIA+ History Month

11: National Coming Out Day
11: Indigenous People's Day
19: International Pronouns Day
25: Intersex Awareness Day

November Native American Heritage Month

11: Veterans Day
12: Diwali (Hindu)
20: Transgender Day of Remembrance


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