June is Gay Pride Month

June is Gay Pride MOnth

Gay pride or LGBT pride is the promotion of self-affirmation, dignity, equality, and increased visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as a social group. Pride, as opposed to shame and social stigma, is the predominant outlook that bolsters most LGBT rights movements. LGBT Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the […]

America Recycles Day

Family Recycling for America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day®, a program of Keep America Beautiful®, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Every year on or around November 15 (America Recycles Day) event organizers like you, educate neighbors, friends, and colleagues through thousands of events. To learn more about this event, or to […]

National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is celebrated annually on October 11 to remember the 1987 March on Washington for Gay and Lesbian Rights, founded just a few months later by a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) leaders with the goal of promoting a world in which it is safe for LGBT people to […]

Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The fire began on October 8, 1871 but did most of its damage the next day, on October 9. In 1922, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the first National Fire Prevention Week, and since then, the week of October 9 has been used […]

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Stop Bullying

October is a month to observe bullying and cyber-bullying prevention awareness, with activities in schools and communities. Adults must empower the victims and help change the behavior of bullies. Schools must react swiftly and redirect negative behaviors into positive and productive solutions Bystanders who witness the assaults and harassments and threats must not remain silent. […]

World Suicide Prevention Day

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World Suicide Prevention Day is an awareness day observed on 10 September every year, in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities around the world since 2003.

Women’s Equality Day

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Women’s Equality Day is a day proclaimed each year by the United States President to commemorate the granting of the right for women vote throughout the country. Women in the United States were granted the right to vote on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified as law.

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