This is in celebration of the 19th amendment, which gave American women the right to vote in 1920. We recommend celebrating this day with activities that promote women’s rights and equality, such as donating to appropriate charities, launching mentoring programs, or educating on the subject.
There are lots of ways you can embrace this day, but we suggest supporting women-owned businesses as a way of making a meaningful contribution to attaining equality.
The celebration honors Lord Ganesh as the Deity of New Beginnings and Obstacle Removal, as well as the god of knowledge and intellect and is celebrated throughout India, particularly in Maharashtra and Goa.
Addiction is more prevalent than we realize, especially when we move beyond just focusing on drugs and alcohol and incorporate things like food, gambling and spending. This observance gives us the chance to really reflect on the topic and celebrate those who are in recovery.
Deaf individuals aren’t just hearing impaired; the Deaf community actually has a very rich culture with a lot that we can learn about and from. Deaf Awareness Month is an excellent time to not just think about making our world more accommodating but discovering Deafness as a defining aspect of a community.
Mental health awareness is important, but there is more you can do as a company to help prevent suicide than just posting hotline numbers. Take this month to focus on what forms of support you can offer employees to lower the risk of suicide.
Mexicans and Mexican-Americans make up the majority of Latinos in the United States, so it is fitting that National Hispanic Heritage Month starts not on the first of the month but on the 15th, when Mexico celebrates its Independence Day.
Hispanic Heritage Month is a 30-day celebration of all things related to Hispanic cultures. Not only does it embrace elements from the originating cultures, but it also lifts up elements unique to the diaspora. Take this month to learn about just how diverse the Hispanic world is and learn about some of the lesser-known cultures.
While most of the celebrations start on the 15th and run through the night, Mexico’s actual Independence Day is September 16. The big event happens at midnight with the “Cry of Dolores,” Miguel Hidalgo’s infamous battle cry that spurred on the rebellion that led to Mexican freedom from Spanish rule.
While associate Oktoberfest with beer, beer, and more beer, it is actually a folk festival meant to celebrate life, love, and happiness – beer optional! While the official Oktoberfest is held in Munich, it is celebrated all over the world, especially by those with German heritage.
This day was created by the United Nations. It is meant to advocate for gender equality but specifically with a focus on how men can help uplift women and be allies in the battle for equality.
The hot weather was much needed when it rolled in, but by this point, everyone is wishing for autumnal temperatures. Use this time to start planning your fall team-building activities so you can make the most of the season.