The 2024 D&I Calendar

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January 2024

Month-long observances:

Poverty in America Awareness Month

Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

January 1 — New Year’s Day

January 4 — World Braille Day

January 13 — Korean American Day

January 14 —Old/Orthodox New Year

January 15 — Makar Sankranti

January 15 — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day*

January 16 — National Day of Racial Healing*

January 18 — Bodhi Day*

January 24-25 — Tu b’shevat*

January 25 — Mahayana New Year*

January 27 — International Holocaust Remembrance Day


February 2024

Month-long observances:

Black History Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

February 10 — Lunar New Year*

February 10 — Tết*

February 13 — Mardi Gras

February 14 — Ash Wednesday*

February 16 — National Caregivers Day*

February 16 — Magha Puja Day*

February 19 — Presidents’ Day*

February 20 — World Day of Social Justice

February 24 — Makha Bucha Day*


March 2024

Month-long observances:

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Irish American Heritage Month

Women’s History Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

March 1 — Employee Appreciation Day*

March 1 — St. David’s Day

March 8 — International Women’s Day

March 8 — Maha Shivaratri*

March 10 — Ramadan begins*

March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day

March 18-24 — Neurodiversity Celebration Week

March 21 — International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (United Nations)

March 21 — World Down Syndrome Day

March 23-24 — Purim*

March 24 — Palm Sunday*

March 25 — Holi*

March 25 — International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery

March 28 — Maundy Thursday*

March 29 — Good Friday*

March 29 — National Vietnam War Veterans Day

March 31 — César Chávez Day

March 31 — Easter*

March 31 — International Transgender Day of Visibility


April 2024

Month-long observances:

Arab American Awareness Month

Autism Acceptance Month

Diversity Month

National Deaf History Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

April 2 — World Autism Day

April 5 — Laylat al-Qadr*

April 6 — National Tartan Day

April 7 — World Health Day‍

April 9 — Ramadan ends*

April 13 — Vaisakhi*

April 22-30 — Passover*

April 24 — Administrative Professionals Day

April 26 — Lesbian Visibility Day


May 2024

Month-long observances:

Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Haitian Heritage Month

Indian Heritage Month

Jewish-American Heritage Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Military Appreciation Month

National Speech-Language-Hearing Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

May 3 — Orthodox Good Friday*

May 5 — Cinco de Mayo

May 5 — Orthodox Easter*

May 10 — Military Spouse Appreciation Day

May 12 — Mother’s Day*

May 17 — International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 21 — World Day for Cultural Diversity

May 27 — Memorial Day*


June 2024

Month-long observances:

Caribbean American Heritage Month

Pride Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

June 12 — Loving Day

June 14-19 — Hajj*

June 16 — Father’s Day*

June 17 — Eid al-Adha*

June 18 — International Day for Countering Hate Speech

June 19 — Juneteenth

June 28 — Pride Day


July 2024

Month-long observances:

BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

Disability Pride Month

French American Heritage Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

July 4 — Independence Day

July 7-8 — Hijri New Year*

July 14 — International Non-Binary Peoples Day

July 16 — Ashura

July 18 — South Asian Heritage Month begins

July 26 — Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary

July 27 — National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day

July 28 — National Parents’ Day


August 2024

Important DE&I calendar dates:

August 7 — Purple Heart Day

August 9 — International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 12-13 — Tisha B’Av*

August 17 — South Asian Heritage Month ends

August 19 — Raksha Bandhan*

August 26 — Women’s Equality Day

August 31 — International Day for People of African Descent


September 2024

Month-long observances:

Suicide Prevention Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

September 2 — Labor Day

September 11 — National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 15 — Hispanic Heritage Month begins

September 16 — Mexican Independence Day

September 20 — HeForShe movement anniversary

September 21 — International Day of Peace

September 27 — Native American Day

September 28 — National Public Lands Day


October 2024

Month-long observances:

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Filipino American History Month

LGBT History Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Polish American Heritage Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

October 2-4 — Rosh Hashanah*

October 3-11 — Navratri*

October 10 — World Mental Health Day

October 11 — National Coming Out Day

October 14 — Indigenous Peoples Day

October 11-12 — Yom Kippur*

October 15 — Hispanic Heritage Month ends

October 16 — International Pronouns Day*

October 16-23 — Sukkot*


November 2024

Month-long observances:

National Veterans and Military Families Month

Native American Heritage Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

November 1-2 — Día de los Muertos

November 2 — Diwali ends*

November 11 — Veterans Day

November 13-19 — Transgender Awareness Week

November 16 — International Day for Tolerance

November 17 — International ERG Day

November 20 — Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 29 — Native American Heritage Day*


December 2024

Month-long observances:

Universal Human Rights Month

Important DE&I calendar dates:

December 1 — World AIDS Day

December 3 — Giving Tuesday*

December 3 — International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 6 — St. Nicholas Day

December 9 — Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 10 — International Human Rights Day

December 12 — Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 16-24 — Las Posadas

December 25 — Christmas

December 25-January 2 — Hanukkah

December 26-January 1 — Kwanzaa