Cultural Programs

African Americans History Month Celebration: This program celebrates the achievements of black Americans and their contributions to the nation.  February is designated as African American History Month.

Women’s History  Month Celebration: This program celebrates the contributions women have made to the nation.  The Women History month celebration traces its roots to the National Women’s History Project. March of each year is Women’s History Month.  Also, at this event, the Presidential Proclamation is read.

Older Americans Month Celebration: This program celebrates the contributions made by older Americans to the nation.  Older Americans have many experiences, and they share them daily by, among other things, volunteering in their communities (.http://www.aoa.gov). The Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Aging develops a theme each year in recognition of Older Americans Month.   May of each year is Older Americans Month.  It is recognized by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion with an annual sock drive.

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Month Celebration:  This program celebrates the contributions made by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the nation. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Island).

National Hispanic American Month Celebration:  This program celebrates the contributions made by Americans whose ancestry is linked to the following countries:  Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The celebration takes place from September 15 to October 15 each year.

Native Americans Month Celebration: This program celebrates the contributions made by the first Americans to the nation.  November of each year is Native American Month.

Source:
africanamericanhistorymonth.gov
asianpacificheritage.gov
hispanicheritagemonth.gov
www.aoa.gov
nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov
womenhistorymonth.gov
www.nwhp.org