Monthly Spotlights on Diversity and Inclusion
In January, we recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (“MLK Day”). Legislation was signed in 1983 creating a federal holiday to mark Dr. King’s birthday.
Why is it important to address diversity in specific aspects, as well as address it broadly?
Why is Black History Month important? We recognize and celebrate the contributions African-Americans made to the essential fabric and culture of American life and country
March is an important and activity-filled month. It is when most of the United States begins Daylight Savings Time and also when we welcome spring. March is a month of celebrations.
The majority of Arab Americans are descendants of the first wave of immigration, which began around 1880 and lasted until about 1920. They have roots in Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Yemen and 15 other countries.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), now officially proclaimed Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, is a celebration of the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
Learn more about the Older Americans Act and support available for our eligible citizens.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals around the globe have been fighting for the right to be treated in a way that so many of us take for granted, namely, to be treated with dignity and respect.
July provides a day of Independence that we count on each year. It’s a great day to celebrate the inclusive foundation of this country.
More generations than ever before are working together, requiring conscious awareness in leadership.
September is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Hispanic people were among the earliest European settlers in the New World, what is today the United States.
America became the first nation to comprehensively declare equality for its citizens with disabilities through the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
October 11 marks the anniversary of National Coming Out Day (NCOD). This day was selected to celebrate the first National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in 1979, which attracted between 75,000 and 125,000 marchers.
Native American people live and work in all areas of life. It is important, however, to many of the people to retain the history of each of their tribes as well as preserving the individual language of their tribe so that it is not lost.
At the end of World War II, the United Nations commissioned a drafting committee, chaired by Eleanor Roosevelt, to write what is now the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.