October DEI Calendar

DEI Calendar for October

October 1, 2022 — Each month, our Diversity & Inclusion Committee compiles events highlighting the diversity of our communities. For October’s DEI Calendar, we recognize and celebrate the following:


  • Healthy Workplace Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • 10/10: World Mental Health Day
  • 10/15: White Cane Awareness Day
  • 10/22: International Stuttering Awareness Day

Inclusion & Social Awareness

  • Global Diversity Awareness Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • LGBTQ+ History Month
  • 10/2: International Day of Nonviolence
  • 10/11: National Coming Out Day
  • 10/26: Intersex Awareness Day


  • Filipino American Heritage Month
  • Italian American Heritage Month
  • National Work and Family Month
  • Polish American Heritage Month
  • 10/11: Indigenous Peoples’ Day


  • Islamic History Month (Canadian)
  • 10/5: Yom Kippur (Jewish)
  • 10/5: Navaratri Ends (Hindu)

Stay tuned each month for an updated DEI Calendar.


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