DEI Calendar for August

Our Diversity & Inclusion Committee compiles events highlighting the diversity of our communities. This month, we recognize and celebrate the following:

Health

  • National Breastfeeding Month
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
  • 8/31: International Overdose Awareness Day

Inclusion & Social Awareness

  • International Peace Month
  • 8/12: International Youth Day
  • 8/19: World Humanitarian Day
  • 8/21: National Senior Citizens Day
  • 8/21: Women’s Equality Day
  • 8/22: American Business Women’s Day

Culture

  • Black Business Month
  • 8/7: National Purple Heart Day
  • 8/9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Religion

  • 8/15: Feast of the Assumption (Christian)
  • 8/18: Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu in the U.S.)