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Cultural Heritage Month Celebrations

Black Heritage Month 2021

This year’s theme was Do It For the Culture: Black Joy and Achievement, which celebrated the achievements of Black people across the African Diaspora. Check back for February 2022 events.

Celebrated in February, Black Heritage Month is celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Black Heritage Month derived from “Negro History Week, which was started by Carter G. Woodson. We celebrate the history of contributions of Black individuals throughout the African diaspora.

Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrated from September 15 to October 15, Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. 

LGBTQ Heritage Month

Celebrated in October, LGBTQ history month is dedicated to the celebration of LGBTQ history and highlighting Coming Out Day.

Women’s History Month

Celebrated in March, Women’s History Month celebrates the contribution of women and coincides with International Women’s Day, which is celebrated worldwide.

Last updated: 8/31/2021