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Diversity Council 2024 calendar

Learn more about key diversity events happening every month


January 15
Martin Luther King Day
"Life’s most persistent and urgent question: What are you doing for others?" - MLK


Black History Month

An annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans, and a time to recognize the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. Learn more about Black History Month.

February 9

Delta Dental Associate Diversity Council Event: Lunar New Year - Chinese New Year
It will fall on Saturday, February 10th, 2024, starting a year of the Dragon. Lunar New Year is the first new moon of a lunar calendar or lunisolar calendar year, whose months are moon cycles. The event is celebrated by numerous cultures in various ways on diverse dates.


March 8

Delta Dental Associate Diversity Council Event: International Women’s Day – Impact100 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Delta Dental Associates will receive more information via email.

What is the mission of Impact100?
Impact100 unites women across the globe to fund solutions to the most pressing problems facing humanity. We believe in the collaboration and empowerment of diverse women to ignite transformational change in their communities.

What are the categories for Impact100?
Each Impact100 chapter gathers women from across their community to pool their giving into transformational grants that fund local nonprofits across five, broad Focus Areas: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Preservation & Recreation, Family and Health & Wellness.

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March 10

Ramadan begins
Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, introspection and prayer for Muslims, the followers of Islam. It is celebrated as the month during which Muhammad received the initial revelations of the Quran, the holy book for Muslims. 


Earth Month

Deaf History Month

Celebrate deaf history and, in particular, contributions made by the deaf community and the hearing impaired to American culture and society.  

Autism Awareness Month

The National Autism Society continues their efforts to spread awareness, promote acceptance, and ignite change.

Arab American Heritage Month

Celebrates the Arab American heritage and culture and pays tribute to the contributions of Arab Americans.  


Jewish Heritage Month

Paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society Learn more.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

Haitian Heritage Month

A time to celebrate Haitian historical and cultural traditions and to honor the unique history, language, and community of Haiti and Haitian-Americans.  Learn more.

May 17

Delta Dental Diversity Council Event: Asian American and Pacific Islander month | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Asian American and Pacific Islander month. Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is observed in the United States during the month of May and recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.


Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. Learn more.

Caribbean Heritage Month

The month-long observance promotes the rich culture and heritage of the Caribbean American people and their contribution to the United States of America. Learn more.

Black Music Month

Created by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, this month celebrates the African American musical influences that comprise an essential part of our nation’s treasured cultural heritage.  

 June 14

Summer Reading Book Club | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
We're exploring books and the title will be announced in January. Participating associates will receive more information via email.

June 19

Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans.


July 11

World Population Day
World Population Day seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, including their relations to the environment. Learn more.



August 26

Women's Equality Day
Women’s Equality Day celebrates the achievements of women’s rights activists and reminds us of the unique daily struggles that women face. Learn more.



National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. Learn more.

Italian American Heritage Month

Recognizing the contributions and achievements of Italian-Americans. Over 26 million Americans of Italian descent currently reside in the U.S. — making up America’s seventh largest ethnic group.. Learn more.

Global Diversity Awareness Month

A reminder of the positive impact a diverse culture of people can have on society as a whole. Learn more.

German American Heritage Month

Celebrate German-American heritage and commemorates the founding of Germantown, Pennsylvania (now part of Philadelphia) in 1683.Learn more.

October 4

Diversity Council Event: World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day October 10. The 2024 theme is Anxiety. This may also be in partnership with Health and Wellness.

World Mental Health Day is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization with members and contacts in more than 150 countries.

October 11-12

Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year—the day on which we are closest to G‑d and to the quintessence of our own souls. It is the Day of Atonement—“For on this day He will forgive you, to purify you, that you be cleansed from all your sins before G‑d” (Leviticus 16:30). 


Native American Heritage Month

A time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people.


December 1

World Aids Day
World AIDS Day is dedicated to spreading awareness of the AIDS pandemic spread by the spread of HIV infection, and to mourning those who have died of the disease. Learn more.

December 6

Diversity Council Event: Kwanza – What is it and how did it come about?
Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African-American culture from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu, usually on the sixth day and is based on African harvest festival traditions from various parts of West and Southeast Africa.

December 25

First day of Hanukah
The eight-day Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah or Chanukah commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, where according to legend Jews had risen up against their Greek-Syrian oppressors in the Maccabean Revolt.  

December 25

Christmas Day

December 26

An African American and pan-African seven day cultural holiday that celebrates family and community. Learn more.