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Celebration and Awareness Days

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We are honored to recognize and celebrate the histories and contributions of all our diverse communities. We commemorate history months and identity acknowledgments throughout the year. We recognize this as an opportunity for all members of our community to learn more about the traditions, people, scholarship, history, and current experiences of those who’ve overcome oppression to create opportunities for all.

October celebrates:

  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Disability Employment Awareness
  • Down Syndrome Awareness
  • Family History
  • Filipino-American Heritage
  • German-American Heritage
  • Italian-American Heritage
  • LGBTQIA+ History
  • National Work and Family Month
  • Polish-American Heritage

November celebrates:

  • Diabetes Awareness Month
  • National Native American, American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month
  • Military Family Month

December celebrates:

  • HIV/AIDS Awareness Month
  • Universal Human Rights Month

Discover. Learn. Celebrate.

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos

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What is Diwali?

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Honoring U.S. Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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Contact Excelsior’s Center for Social Justice

EMAIL: centerforsocialjustice@excelsior.edu

PHONE: 800-476-4258

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