Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Black History Month

Black Americans have been some of the most impactful leaders in the medical, political, and literature fields by continuously working hard to give back to their communities and advocating for what is right. For years black individuals have fought a...

Lunar New Year

Chinese New Year, also called Lunar New Year, is an annual 15-day festival in China and Chinese communities around the world that begins with the new moon that occurs sometime between January 21 and February 20 according to Western calendars...

Martin Luther King Day

MLK inspired millions of people in his lifetime and continues to inspire us to this day. Across the globe, activists look to King for inspiration and courage. Modern movements for racial equality and justice, such as the Black Lives Matter...

Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a weeklong celebration held in the United States that honors African heritage in African-American culture. Kwanzaa is observed from December 26th to January 1st, and culminates in gift-giving and a big feast. The Facts Kwanzaa is relatively new,...

Bodhi Day

Each year on December 8th, Buddhists celebrate the day that Siddhartha Gautama achieved enlightenment through meditation. The word Bodhi means awakening or enlightenment. Bodhi Day is a time to make sincere vows and reflect on the achievements of great Buddhist...

Chanukah/Hanukkah

Hanukkah, which is Hebrew for “dedication,” or traditionally known as Chanukah. Is referenced as the Festival of Lights. It is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the miracle that only one vial of oil was found with just enough oil to...

Diwali

Today we are celebrating Diwali-the Festival of Lights! #DYK that Diwali is the largest holiday in India? Although we can't see the beautiful festival of lights in-person, you can read all about this awesome holiday or watch the videos by...

Native American Heritage Month

We are celebrating Native American Indian Heritage Month all of November in honor of all of the work, success, sacrifices, and cultural impact that the American Indians had on the United States. Learn more about the Native American Indians impact...

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

We love to spread awareness for our friends with Down Syndrome (DS) every day, but especially in October for Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Individuals with DS are no different than you or me, they have the same interests, feelings, and...

Hispanic Heritage Month

We are celebrating our Hispanic and Latino athletes all month long in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month which starts on September 15th and will last until October 15th. Want to know why it starts on the 15th? Read on below...