While many awareness months focus on a specific group of people, this one focuses on our rights as a whole. It is a good time to think about where we are falling short and to stand up for the rights of all people.
We are closing in on a cure for AIDS. This day is meant to raise awareness and fund to make that a reality while also destigmatizing the condition.
This date is for bringing awareness to advancing the rights of people with disabilities. From workplace accommodations to furthering the ADA, there is a lot we can focus on with this holiday.
December 10 is the date the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed. On this date, we are meant to reflect on how perspectives on human rights have changed and where we are still lacking.
When it comes to winter holiday celebrations, it’s best to keep them silly and light. Wearing ugly holiday sweaters certainly fits the bill. Do it just for fun or turn it into a competition. No matter your approach, this one is certain to bring plenty of laughs.
This holiday is mostly celebrated in Mexico and among Mexican-Americans. It recreates the journey of Mary and Joseph as they sought refuge before the birth of Jesus.
This holiday marks the date in 1990 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Resolution on the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.
Hanukkah commemorates a miracle of light that happened during the rededication the Temple to the Hebrew god. According to the Talmud, only one intact vial of oil was left, just enough to light the Temple’s candelabrum for one day, yet it burned for eight nights.
And just like that, another season comes to a close and winter begins. While you can use this day to start planning team-building activities to start up in January, we suggest you take it easy. Use this day to talk to people, show your appreciation for another great year, and send them off on their holiday breaks feeling good about the job they do.
Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus and is considered by many to be the holiest Christian holiday. It is typically marked with gifts and a meal with family and friends.
This holiday was founded by Black Americans to observe African harvest celebrations in the U.S. On the last day, Karamu is held, a special feast focused on African and African-American foods.