The Caribbean is made up of 13 separate nations, each with their own unique food, culture, art and more. Caribbean-American Heritage Month gives us all a chance to celebrate what makes Caribbean cultures great and learn a lot along the way.
Mom had her turn last month; now it’s dad’s time to shine! While Father’s Day is often overshadowed by Mother’s Day, we think it deserves just as much notice. Make sure the dads at your company feel recognized and celebrated for the important role they play in their children’s lives.
This is an international holiday dedicated to honoring refugees across the globe. Right now, it is estimated that there are over 26 million refugees on the planet. This day is the perfect moment to contribute to charities that benefit them and reflect on the conditions that create the refugee crisis.
There is just something special about the first day of summer. You know the bad weather is behind you for a while, and summertime fun is all that lies ahead for the next three months. This is a great time to start focusing on summer team-building activities and go into fall and winter strong.
The last big event in June is National Indigenous People’s Day in Canada. This date is meant for us to stop and recognize the contributions and struggles of one of the most overlooked minority groups in the country. Despite being the first peoples of Canada, too often, their stories are erased from history.
July is also a month that creates a special place to recognize the sizeable contributions that Americans of French roots have made to the United States. This is also a great opportunity to learn about the French-American community, which is made up of over 11 million people in the United States.
This holiday celebrates the anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, the passing of the British North America Act, 1867, creating the four separate colonies of Upper Canada, Lower Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick under a single Dominion within the British Empire called Canada.
This month celebrates the existence of the disabled community. This is a great opportunity to bring visibility to the diversity within the disabled community ranging from obvious to invisible disabilities. This month should have a focus on learning how to include members of the disabled community via accommodations.