2023 diversity and cultural celebrations and observances

October (all month) Global Diversity Awareness Month Census.gov
The Diversity Movement
Breast Cancer Awareness Month National Breast Cancer Foundation
Bullying Prevention Month National Institutes of Health
Domestic Violence Awareness Month National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Down Syndrome Month National Down Syndrome Society
Family History Month Census.gov
Filipino-American Heritage Month Filipino-American National Historic Society
Italian-American Heritage Month Census.gov
Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America
LGBTQ History Month PFLAG.org
LGBT History Month
National Work and Family Month National Institutes of Health
National Disability Employment Awareness Month Office of Disability Employment Policy (DOL)
Polish-American Heritage Month Census.gov
Polish-American Center
October 1 National Seniors Day (Canada) Government of Canada
October 2 International Day of Nonviolence United Nations
October 5 Latina Equal Pay Day Equal Pay Today
October 6 Shmini Atzeret My Jewish Learning
October 7 Simchat Torah My Jewish Learning
Ageism Awareness Day American Society on Aging
October 9 Indigenous Peoples Day History Channel
October 10 World Mental Health Day World Health Organization
October 11 National Coming Out Day Human Rights Campaign
International Day of the Girl Child United Nations
October 15 White Cane Awareness Day National Federation of the Blind
Navratri Begins BBC
October 16 Birth of the B’ab Bahaiteachings.org
October 17 Birth of Bahá’u’lláh Bahaiteachings.org
October 18 National Persons Day (Canada) Government of Canada
October 19 Spirit Day GLAAD
October 20 Birth of Guru Granth Sahib Sikhs.org
October 22 International Stuttering Awareness Day The Stuttering Foundation
October 26 Eid Milad ul-Nabi The Times of India
Intersex Awareness Day Intersexday.org
November (all month) Movember (Men's Health) Movember Foundation
Prostate Cancer Foundation
National Native American, American Indian, and Alaska Native Heritage Month PBS
National Conference of American Indians
1st week of November Treaties Recognition Week (Canada) Ministry of Indigenous Affairs
Nov. 1 All Saints Day Learn Religions
Nov. 2 Dia de los Muertos begins National Geographic
Mexican Museum
Nov. 9 World Freedom Day & World Adoption Day Awareness Days
World Adoption Day
Nov. 10 World Science Day for Peace and Development (United Nations) United Nations
Nov. 11 Veterans Day (US) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Nov. 12 Diwali (Hindu, Jain, Sikh) Hindu American Foundation
Diwali Festival
Nov. 13 World Kindness Day Random Acts of Kindness Foundation
Nov. 16 Dutch American Heritage Day US Embassy
International Day for Tolerance UNESCO
Nov. 20 Transgender Day of Remembrance GLAAD
National Child Day (Canada) Government of Canada
Nov. 23 Thanksgiving (USA) World History
Nov. 25 Day of the Covenant (Baha’i) Baha’is of the United States
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (United Nations) United Nations
Nov. 28 Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha (Baha’i) Bahai.org
Dec. 1 World AIDS Day World AIDS Day
Dec. 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities United Nations
Dec. 3-24 Advent CNN
Dec. 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (Canada) Government of Canada
Dec. 7-15 Hanukkah Chabad.org
Dec. 8 Bodhi Day (Buddhist) Learn Religions
Dec. 10 International Human Rights Day & Human Rights Day United Nations
Dec. 16-24 Las Posadas Learn Religions
Dec. 18 International Migrants Day United Nations
Dec. 21 Yule Winter Solstice Learn Religions
Dec. 25 Christmas History Channel
Dec. 26-Jan. 1 Kwanzaa History Channel

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