Diversity Calendar 2011/2012

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Diversity Calendar 2011/2012"

Transcription

1 DiversityCalendar 2011/2012 DiversityCalendarMissionStatement Thepurposeofthiscalendaristoaddressandsupportthediversityofstudents,staffandfamilies.Werecognizethatbyincreasingourunderstandingof diversecultures,theirgroupexperiences,traditions,valuesandbeliefswecanenhanceourrelationshipswithoneanotherandhence,becomea culturallyresponsiveenvironmentwhereeveryonefeelsvaluedandrespected. HowDatesWereChosen Duetotheextensivenumberofculturalholidays,datesforthiscalendarweredeterminedbythefollowingfourcriteria: 1. Mightastudentorstaffmemberbeabsentasaresultofthisday? 2. Mightastudentorstaffmemberbedisengagedasaresultofthisday(e.g.,hungeroranegativeassociationwithaparticularday/datesuchas Thanksgiving,oradayofremembranceofatragicevent)? 3. Mightastudent,family,orstaffmembernotbeabletoparticipateinaschoolactivityduringorafterschoolasaresultofthisday?(e.g.,Manyofour studentsdonotparticipateinhalloweenorvalentinesday.therearestudents,familiesandstaffwhocannotparticipateindistrict/schoolevents thatarescheduledontheeveningofanimportantreligiousdayobservedbythejewishandmuslimcommunities.) 4. Doesthedayprovideopportunityforateachablemomentregardingethnicorculturaldiversitythatmightnototherwisebediscussed,particularly thosedatesassociatedwithacontinuedhistoryofoppression,discrimination,orracism? WorkInProgress Weaskforyourpatienceintheeventthatwehavemissedimportantdatesthatapplytothefourcriteria.Thiswasanenormoustaskhandledbya handfulofindividualsofgoodwillandintention.ifyouknowofanotherdatethatmeetstheabovecriteriaandthereforeshouldhavebeenincluded,or ifthereisadatelistedthatdoesnotmeetthecriteriaandthereforeshouldnothavebeenincluded,pleasecontactilsagovanat AdditionalInformation Ifyouknowofappropriatewebsites,books,orotherresources IlsaGovan.Also,pleaseinformusofanywebsitesthatwereinappropriatelychosen toexplainaparticularday. Acknowledgements ThiscalendarbeganasaprojectofSeattlePublicSchools.WewouldliketothankthefollowingcontributorsthatmadethisDiversityCalendarpossible. SpecialThanks: BilingualInstructionalAssistants,SPS WillardBill,Jr.,Huchoosedah AnitaMorales,InstructionalServices ShannonMcMinimeeLegalOffice MohamedRoble,BilingualCommunityLiaison KeishaScarlett,STARConsultant IlsaGovan,Equity&RaceSpecialist DiversityCalendarCommitteeMembers: CapriceHollins,DirectorofEquityandRaceRelations HungPham,Bilingual&CommunityLiaison ShellyRosen,SPSParent CarlShutoff,InstructionalTechnologyResourceTeacher

2 DiversityCalendar 2011/2012 Notes:Starred(*)holydaysbeginatsunsetofthedatelistedandgotosunsetofthefollowingday. Due to regional and cultural differences, the holidays listed may be celebrated on different dates by individuals of the same faith. Muslimholidaysarebasedonactualsightingofthemoonandthereforethedaymayvary. September2011 HispanicHeritageMonth 1 GaneshChaturthi Hindu 2 10 ParyushanaParva Jain 11 Enkutatash(NewYear) Ethiopian 16 MexicanIndependenceDay mexico.com/featureindep.htm Mexican 12 TetTrungThu(Vietnam) MoonFestival(Hong Kong,China,Taiwan) Chu Sok(Korea) Mabon Neo Pagan 28 30* RoshHashanah(NewYear) Jewish October2011 CulturalDiversityMonth/ComingOutMonth/FilipinoAmericanHistoryMonth 7 8* YomKippur(DayofAtonement) Jewish Vietnam,HongKong,China, Taiwan,Korea 11 NationalComingOutDay LGBTQandallies 10 IndigenousPeople s columbus.html EuropeanAmerican Day/ColumbusDay 12 DíadelaRaza LatinAmerica,Mexican 12* Sukkot Jewish 19* SheminiAtzeret Jewish 20* SimchatTorah Jewish 20* BirthoftheBáb bin/articles.pl?article=16 Bahá'i 26 Diwali Hindu,Jain,Sikhand Buddhist. 31 Halloween USA KeepinmindthatnotallfamiliesviewHalloweenpositively. 31 Samhain Neo Pagan

3 DiversityCalendar 2011/2012 November2011 NativeAmericanHeritageMonth 1 AllSaint sday Anglican&RomanCatholic 1&2 DíadelosMuertos Mexican 4 7 Hajj Islamic 6 9 EidulAdha(FeastofSacrifice) Islamic 11 VeteransDay USA 11* BirthofBahá'u'lláh Bahá'i 24 Thanksgiving EuropeanAmerican KeepinmindthatnotallfamiliesviewThanksgivingpositively. 26 Al Hijra(Muharram) Islamic December Ashura Islamic 8 BodhiDay Buddhist 8 FeastoftheImmaculate Catholic Conception ception.shtml 12 DayofOurLadyof mexico.com/guadalupe.htm MexicanCatholicTradition Guadalupe 15 SimbangGabi(Christmas) FilipinoCatholicTradition LasPosadas las posadas MexicanTradition 20 28* Hanukkah Jewish m 22 WinterSolstice/Yule Neo Pagan 25 Christmas Christian 26 Kwanzaa Jan1 AfricanAmerican January NewYearsDay years day.com/new years history.htm International 6 DíalelosReyes(ThreeKings mexico.com/reyesmagos.htm MexicanChristian Day/Epiphany) 16 Dr.MartinLutherKing,Jr. USA

4 Day 23 LunarNewYear(Yearofthe Dragon) DiversityCalendar 2011/ February2012 AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth China,Taiwan,Vietnam,Singapore, Korea 1or2 Imbolc(g) Neo Pagan 14 Valentine sday International BemindfulthatnotallofourstudentscelebrateValentine sday 19 DayofRemembrance USA Feb 22 April7 LentenSeason ManyFilipinofamiliesreturntothePhilippinesduringthistime. Christian 20 President sdayholiday USA 22 AshWednesday Christian 27 OrthodoxLent OrthodoxChristian March2012 Women shistorymonth 8 Internatn lwomen sday International 17 St.Patrick sday Irish 19 PersianNewYear Iranian 20 Ostara Neo Pagan 21 Nowruz ruz.html Bahá'i 21 InternationalDayfor EliminationofRacial Discrimination 31 CésarChávezDay USA April2012 International 1 PalmSunday Christian/Orthodox 1 7 HolyWeek Christian 6 GoodFriday Christian/Orthodox 6* Pesach/Passover(begins) Jewish 6 NationalTartanDay ScottishAmerican

5 DiversityCalendar 2011/ EasterSunday sunday Christian 14 Vaisakhi Sikh BunPiMai(NewYear) Laotian BeginsonthefirstfullmooninApril 15 OrthodoxEaster EasternOrthodox 18* HolocaustRemembrance Day International 20 NationalDayofSilence LGBTQandAllies 20* FirstDayofRidván library.org/encyclopedia/ridvan.html Bahá'i 29* NinthDayofRidván library.org/encyclopedia/ridvan.html Bahá'i 30* Beltane Neo Pagan May2012 AsianAmericanandSouthPacificIslanderHeritageMonth 1 MayDay(Internatn'lWorker s International Day) 2* TwelfthDayofRidván library.org/encyclopedia/ridvan.html Bahá'i 5 CincodeMayo USA/Mexican 10 Mother sday life/holidays/mothersdaymexico.html Mother sday(alwaysmay10 th inmexico)isveryimportantformexican families. Mexican 23* DeclarationoftheBáb bin/articles.pl?article=37 Bahá'i 26* Shavuot Jewish 27 Pentecost Christian 28 Vesak Buddhist 28 MemorialDayHoliday USA 29* AscensionofBahá'u'lláh Bahá'i June PhilippineIndependence Filipino Day 12 LovingDay USA 19 Juneteenth AfricanAmerican 20 SummerSolstice/Litha spirituality.com/summer solstice.html Neo Pagan

6 DiversityCalendar 2011/2012 July DharmaDay Buddhist 8 17 th Tammuz Jewish Obon(AlsoinAugust) JapaneseBuddhist 21 Ramadan Islamic 23 BirthdayofHaileSelassie Rastafarian 29 TishaB Av Jewish August Lughnasadh(Lammas) ml Neo Pagan 10 KrishnaJayanti HinduandSikh 12 InternationalYouthDay International Obon(AlsoinJuly) JapaneseBuddhist 19 Eid al Fitr(EndofRamadan) Note:Starred(*)holydaysbeginatsunsetofthedatelistedandgotosunsetofthefollowingday. Due to regional and cultural differences, the holidays listed may be celebrated on different dates by individuals of the same faith. Muslimholidaysarebasedonactualsightingofthemoonandthereforethedaymayvary.

Diversity Calendar 2014/2015

Diversity Calendar 2014/2015 Diversity Calendar Mission Statement The purpose of this calendar is to address and support the diversity of students, staff and families in K- 12 education settings and beyond. We recognize that by increasing

More information

Religious and Cultural Observances for the Academic Year

Religious and Cultural Observances for the Academic Year Religious and Cultural Observances for the 2017-2018 Academic Year The Office of Access and Equal Opportunity produces this calendar with several goals in mind. Chief among them is our goal of supporting

More information

RESOLUTION. The List of Religious Holidays Permitting Student Absence from School

RESOLUTION. The List of Religious Holidays Permitting Student Absence from School Revised Resolution November 22, 2016 RESOLUTION The List of Religious Holidays Permitting Student Absence from School WHEREAS, according to N.J.S.A. 18A:36-14 through 16 and N.J.A.C. 6A:32-8.3(j), regarding

More information

Equality and Diversity Calendar 2017

Equality and Diversity Calendar 2017 Equality and Diversity Calendar 2017 This calendar highlights significant days and festivals during 2017. You can use this calendar to plan your work activities around important events. It is important

More information

Selected Religious Holidays and Celebrations

Selected Religious Holidays and Celebrations Selected Religious Holidays and Celebrations 2017-2018 This calendar is compiled by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life at Bucknell University for the use of Bucknell faculty, staff and students

More information

January. Interfaith Calendar 2018

January. Interfaith Calendar 2018 brings people together January Jan. 1 Jan. 1 Jan. 1 Jan. 1 Jan. 2-4 Jan. 5 Jan. 6 Jan. 7 Jan. 13 Jan. 14 Jan. 14 Jan. 15 Jan. 19 Jan. 21 Jan. 30-31 Feast Day of St. Basil Greek Orthodox Gantan-sai (New

More information

Citywide Equality Calendar of Events in Salford 2017

Citywide Equality Calendar of Events in Salford 2017 January 1 New Years Day 5 Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh 6 Epiphany 12 Mahayana 14 Makar Sankranti 15 World Religion Day 26 Young Carer s Awareness Day February All month LGBT History Month All month All

More information

Equality and Diversity UK. Diversity Calendar

Equality and Diversity UK. Diversity Calendar Equality and Diversity UK 2017 Diversity Calendar 2017 Diversity Calendar Special dates this month 4 January 2017 World Braille Day 15 January 2017 World Religion Day 27 January 2017 Holocaust Memorial

More information

Diversity Calendar. Diversity Calendar 2011

Diversity Calendar. Diversity Calendar 2011 Europe s leading Diversity Calendar Over 240 important dates, including holy days, special events, festivals and bank holidays Inspirational quotes and Diversity perspectives Diversity Calendar 2011 Diversity

More information

Diversity Calendar. Equality and Diversity UK

Diversity Calendar. Equality and Diversity UK 2018 Diversity Calendar Equality and Diversity UK 2018 Diversity Calendar Special dates this month 4 January 2018 World Braille Day 21 January 2018 World Religion Day 27 January 2018 Holocaust Memorial

More information

Cultural & Religious. Calendar OFFICE OF EQUITY FOR SCHOLAR & FAMILY SUCCESS EACH SCHOLAR: A VOICE. A DREAM. A BRIGHT FUTURE.

Cultural & Religious. Calendar OFFICE OF EQUITY FOR SCHOLAR & FAMILY SUCCESS EACH SCHOLAR: A VOICE. A DREAM. A BRIGHT FUTURE. Cultural & Religious Calendar OFFICE OF EQUITY FOR SCHOLAR & FAMILY SUCCESS 2016 2017 EACH SCHOLAR: A VOICE. A DREAM. A BRIGHT FUTURE. Federal Way Public Schools is rich in culture with a scholar community

More information

DATE 2017 HOLY DAY FAITH NOTES Obon (Bon) Buddhist Some regions of Japan celebrate on July Ganesh Chaturthi Hindu

DATE 2017 HOLY DAY FAITH NOTES Obon (Bon) Buddhist Some regions of Japan celebrate on July Ganesh Chaturthi Hindu The calendar that follows was developed to broaden the University community's recognition of its diverse religious perspectives. The listing is not exhaustive of all major holy days in every religious

More information

September 2017 TAWOM Theme - Respect Planning Calendar

September 2017 TAWOM Theme - Respect Planning Calendar September 07 TAWOM Theme - Respect Planning Calendar LABOUR DAY Gr. 9 Home Form Visits Anant Chaturdashi (Jainism) 5 6 7 8 Ullumbana Festival (Buddhism/Taoist) :0 pm Dismissal :00 pm Staff Mtg. Gr. 9 Home

More information

Diversity Calendar and Planner, 2018

Diversity Calendar and Planner, 2018 Diversity Calendar and Planner, 2018 Holocaust Memorial Day Saturday 27 th January, 2018 The day for everyone to remember the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, and the millions of people killed

More information

SEPTEMBER 2017 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY CALENDAR

SEPTEMBER 2017 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY CALENDAR 2017-2018 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY CALENDAR (13-Month) All information from 2017 and 2018 Anti-Defamation League Calendar of Observances Anti-Defamation League, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158; www.adl.org

More information

Holidays & Festivals

Holidays & Festivals 2013 Holidays & Festivals 109 Church Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Ph: (732) 745-9330 Fax: (732) 745-9419 http://www.americanconferenceondiversity.org Facebook.com/AmericanConferenceOnDiversity Twitter.com/AmConfDiversity

More information

PLANNING CALENDAR Building the Council Annual Plan

PLANNING CALENDAR Building the Council Annual Plan PLANNING CALENDAR 2012 2013 Building the Council Annual Plan 100% BOYS LIFE FOR ALL SCOUTS Boys Life promotes literacy as an essential part of the personal fitness development of its readers. Boys Life

More information

Chapel Calendar

Chapel Calendar Fall Term 2017 Chapel Calendar 2017-18 Events and Religious Holidays (updated July 1, 2017) August 30 August 30 September 4 September 2-4 September 6 September 10 September 10 September 10 Faculty Convocation

More information

CALENDAR OF OBSERVANCES 2017

CALENDAR OF OBSERVANCES 2017 CALENDAR OF OBSERVANCES 2017 The increasingly pluralistic population of the United States creates diverse communities, student bodies and employees. To enhance mutual understanding and respect among the

More information

Major Religious Holidays & Suggested Accommodations

Major Religious Holidays & Suggested Accommodations Major Religious Holidays & Suggested Accommodations Holidays & Recommended Accommodations Date(s) Observed AUGUST Lammas / Lughnasadh (Pagan, Wiccan, Druid) A celebration of the beginning of the harvest.

More information

2017 Diversity Holidays

2017 Diversity Holidays The world is rich with diversity, which is reflected in the observances celebrated by its various cultures and populations. Knowledge of the following diversity holidays and celebrations can enhance your

More information

THE. Spiritual. and. Religious ALENDAR

THE. Spiritual. and. Religious ALENDAR THE Spiritual and Religious Life C 2017 2018 ALENDAR Welcome As a top-ranked university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Emory provides varied and rich opportunities to enhance religious and

More information

THE. Spiritual. and. Religious ALENDAR

THE. Spiritual. and. Religious ALENDAR THE Spiritual and Religious Life C 2016 2017 ALENDAR Welcome As a top-ranked university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Emory provides varied and rich opportunities to enhance religious and

More information

2015 Diversity Calendar

2015 Diversity Calendar 2015 Diversity Calendar North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) create a culture which promotes Equality and Diversity (E&D). We pride ourselves on the wide range of people we employ and the services

More information

2018 Diversity Holidays & Observances. James E. Wright, PHR, SHRM-CP, CDR Diversity & Inclusion Strategist

2018 Diversity Holidays & Observances. James E. Wright, PHR, SHRM-CP, CDR Diversity & Inclusion Strategist 2018 Diversity Holidays & Observances James E. Wright, PHR, SHRM-CP, CDR Diversity & Inclusion Strategist James@JamesWantsToKnowYou.com JamesWantsToKnowYou.com January 2-4: Mahayana New Year, a holiday

More information

Religious Holidays and Observances

Religious Holidays and Observances To assist the UND community, below is an adapted calendar of holidays and religious observances during the coming academic year. The calendar lists many, though likely not all, days of religious or similar

More information

Dugoni School of Dentistry Diversity & Inclusion Calendar

Dugoni School of Dentistry Diversity & Inclusion Calendar Dugoni School of Dentistry Diversity & Inclusion Calendar 2017-2018 JULY 2017 July 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY Anniversary of the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776. July 9 MARTYRDOM OF THE BÁB Bahá

More information

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2012

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2012 THE UK S LEADING & MOST TRUSTED DIVERSITY CALENDAR OVER 260 IMPORTANT DATES INCLUDING HOLY DAYS, SPECIAL EVENTS, FESTIVALS AND BANK HOLIDAYS FEATURES GREAT QUOTES ON LIFE AND DIVERSITY PERSPECTIVES DIVERSITY

More information

Calendar of Observances 2018

Calendar of Observances 2018 Calendar of Observances 2018 The increasingly pluralistic population of the United States is made up of many different ethnic, cultural, faith and religious communities. To enhance mutual understanding

More information

Together We Can. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Calendar. Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board. We Are One - Bowmanville High School

Together We Can. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Calendar. Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board. We Are One - Bowmanville High School Together We Can We Are One - Bowmanville High School Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Calendar 2017-2018 The Kawartha Pine Ridge Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

More information

Calendar of Observances 2019

Calendar of Observances 2019 Calendar of Observances 2019 The increasingly pluralistic population of the United States is made up of many different ethnic, cultural, faith and religious communities. To enhance mutual understanding

More information

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Guru Gobind Singh s Birthday Sikh Lohri Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh DESCRIPTIONS

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Guru Gobind Singh s Birthday Sikh Lohri Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh DESCRIPTIONS Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat New Year s, 1 Emancipation African American 2 3 4 5 Guru Gobind Singh s Birthday Sikh 6 Carnival Season begins and Epiphany Three Kings and Shabbat (begins at sundown) 7 Christmas

More information

2017 DIVERSITY CALENDAR. Keele Communities Together

2017 DIVERSITY CALENDAR. Keele Communities Together DIVERSITY CALENDAR Keele Communities Together Keele University Equality Objectives - Keele University has developed five equality objectives in line with its duties under the Equality Act and the public

More information

Most well known. Festival of lights. Symbolized victory over evil

Most well known. Festival of lights. Symbolized victory over evil Most well known Festival of lights Symbolized victory over evil Lamps are lit for hope for mankind, new beginning and positive qualities one should have. Celebrated for five days in the month of Oct/Nov

More information

2016 Events Calendar

2016 Events Calendar 2016 Events Calendar New Year s Resolution: Learn a new language! January 2016 Hobby Month: Are you a Polyglot? 1 New Year s Resolution: Learn a new language! 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ALA Midwinter ALA Midwinter

More information

Summary of results Religion and Belief Survey

Summary of results Religion and Belief Survey Summary of results Religion and Belief Survey 2010-2011 1. Introduction 2 2. Methodology 2 3. Response Rates 2 4. Religious belief and affiliation 3 5. Requirements for specific religions and beliefs 7

More information

Objective breakdown per Key Stage: Year Religions to be covered AT1/AT2 objectives to achieve

Objective breakdown per Key Stage: Year Religions to be covered AT1/AT2 objectives to achieve RE at Sheringdale Reception: Look at major festivals as they occur, particularly for religions represented in the class. Year 1: Christianity and Hinduism Year 2: Christianity and Islam Year 3: Christianity,

More information

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2017/2018 The Provost, Chris Ennew, Raising the Rainbow Flag for the Respect Event

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2017/2018 The Provost, Chris Ennew, Raising the Rainbow Flag for the Respect Event DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2017/2018 The Provost, Chris Ennew, Raising the Rainbow Flag for the Respect Event diversiton leading the world in diversity Diversity Calendar 2017 Unveiling of the Blue Plaque in Coventry

More information

January Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday. 3 Bible Class 7:30 p.m. Fast Day 12am - 4pm. 10 Bible Class 7:30 p.m.

January Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday. 3 Bible Class 7:30 p.m. Fast Day 12am - 4pm. 10 Bible Class 7:30 p.m. January 0 New Year's Day Annual Saints Meeting : 0 Brotherhood Choir Rehearsal CCDC Leadership Conference, Bakersfield, CA MartinLutherKing, Jr. COA Board Meeting 0 COA's th Anniversary Service COA's th

More information

2013 January Stepping Stones Calendar

2013 January Stepping Stones Calendar 203 January New Year s Day 2 3 4 5 Megan s Epiphany 2th night 7 9 Administrative & Support staff at School for set up of classes 07h00-7h30 NO holiday care State schools open 0 Administrative & Support

More information

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2017/2018

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2017/2018 DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2017/2018 diversiton leading the world in diversity Diversity Calendar 2017 August 2017 Week 1 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 1 2 3 4 5 6 Special Days World

More information

2018 MULTIFAITH CALENDAR

2018 MULTIFAITH CALENDAR 2018 MULTIFAITH CALENDAR The following are major holy days and festivals for Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism. Whilst this list is not exhaustive it is comprehensive

More information

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sakyamuni Buddha s Enlightenment Birth of Guru Gobind Singh Twelfth Night

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sakyamuni Buddha s Enlightenment Birth of Guru Gobind Singh Twelfth Night January 2017 Chanukah New Year s Day Temple Day Gantan-sai 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Sakyamuni Buddha s Enlightenment Birth of Guru Gobind Singh Twelfth Night Epiphany Orthodox Christmas 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Urs of

More information

New Diocesan Syllabus For Religious Education.

New Diocesan Syllabus For Religious Education. New Diocesan Syllabus For Religious Education. Faith / Year Group(s) Name of Unit Description of Unit Number of Sessions Christianity Reception Who Made The Wonderful World? What Christians believe about

More information

Calendar of Holidays September September 2018

Calendar of Holidays September September 2018 If you have any comments, questions or corrections regarding the below calendar, please contact CSEE at 800.298.4599, or info@csee.org. Calendar of Holidays September 2017 - September 2018 September 1

More information

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2018

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2018 DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2018 Diversity Calendar 2018 diversiton leading the world in diversity January 2018 We recognise that our equality and diversity approach at the University of Hull is essential in creating

More information

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Human Trafficking Awareness Day Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Jan 18-25

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Human Trafficking Awareness Day Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Jan 18-25 January 7 Epiphany Sunday (white or gold); Isa 60:1-6; Ps 72:1-7, 10-14 (UMH 795); Eph 3:1-12; Mt 2:1-12 1 Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus White or Gold Num 6:22-27; Ps 8 (UMH 743); Gal 4:4-7 or Phil 2:5-11;

More information

month interfaith calendar

month interfaith calendar 2018-2019 18-month interfaith calendar 18-Month Interfaith Calendar To foster and support inclusive communities, Diversity Awareness Partnership is pleased to present the 2018-2019 18-Month Interfaith

More information

Discovery RE and Understanding Christianity: can they be used together?

Discovery RE and Understanding Christianity: can they be used together? Discovery RE and Understanding Christianity: can they be used together? What do they share in common? So how do their approaches match up? Both resources seek to provide teachers with practical tools to

More information

January 2015 Calendar

January 2015 Calendar January 15 Calendar 1 2 3 New Year's Day ABCD&T-Tracks ABCD&T-Tracks Winter Break Winter Break 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 T-Track Winter Break T-Track Winter Break T-Track Winter Break T-Track Winter Break T-Track

More information

January 2018 New Year s Day Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh (Sikh) Epiphany Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox New Year World Religion Day

January 2018 New Year s Day Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh (Sikh) Epiphany Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox New Year World Religion Day January 2018 1 New Year s Day 5 Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh (Sikh) Guru Gobind Singh was the tenth and last human guru. He chose the Sikh holy book to be his successor. His birthday is celebrated by

More information

UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION Employment Standards Curriculum Resource Benchmark 3-4

UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION Employment Standards Curriculum Resource Benchmark 3-4 UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION Employment Standards Curriculum Resource Benchmark 3-4 Photocopy one or two sets of this paper and cut up along the lines, so that you are prepared for the Who am I? activity that

More information

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2018

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2018 DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2018 diversiton leading the world in diversity Diversity Calendar 2018 January 2018 Professor Pal Ahluwalia, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), is the University s Senior

More information

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2016

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2016 DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2016 diversiton leading the world in diversity Diversity Calendar 2016 April 201 You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result. Mahatma

More information

Days of Significance Calendar Dates July August 2018

Days of Significance Calendar Dates July August 2018 July 2017 1 Canada Day Canadian Government. 6 14 th Dalai Lama s Birthday Buddhism/Tibetan 7-9 Jalsa Salana (Canada) Islam 9 Guru Purnima Buddhism/Jainism/Hinduism 9 Martyrdom of the Bá b* Baha i 11 Imamat

More information

Judaism. Compton's by Britannica. Aug 1, 2011, n.p. Copyright 2011 Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

Judaism. Compton's by Britannica. Aug 1, 2011, n.p. Copyright 2011 Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. World Religions Judaism Overview Along with Christianity and Islam, Judaism is one of the three major monotheistic religions of the world. It shares with them the belief in one God who is the creator and

More information

What is the University Chaplaincy?

What is the University Chaplaincy? What is the University Chaplaincy? The University Chaplaincy is a dynamic hub supporting religious, spiritual, ethical, and cultural life for all members of the Tufts community. We provide pastoral care,

More information

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2018

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2018 DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2018 diversiton leading the world in diversity Diversity Calendar 2018 Lairdside Maritime Centre currently provides the facilities to meet the training needs of the maritime industry.

More information

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY January 2018 1 2 3 4 5 6 - NEW YEAR S DAY - Kalpataru Day - Pooja: Vidyapith - 7AM - No Classes - SWAMI TURIYANANDA S 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 - Vidyapith Reopens - YOUTH DAY-III - Vidyapith Reopens - SWAMI VIVEKANANDA

More information

Culture: a people s way of life (how they meet their basic needs for food and shelter) language, literature, music, and art

Culture: a people s way of life (how they meet their basic needs for food and shelter) language, literature, music, and art Aspects of Culture What is Culture? Culture: a people s way of life (how they meet their basic needs for food and shelter) language, literature, music, and art beliefs about the world and religion technology

More information

SOURCE: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html

SOURCE: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html SOURCE: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/.html Note: The term country is used to describe all geographic areas that may or may not be an official country according to

More information

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2017

DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2017 DIVERSITY CALENDAR 2017 diversiton leading the world in diversity Diversity Calendar 2017 January 2017 1st Mary, Mother of God Catholic Feast of Saint Basil Orthodox Professor Pal Ahluwalia, Pro Vice-Chancellor

More information

RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL DAYS OF SIGNIFICANCE IN SCHOOLS

RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL DAYS OF SIGNIFICANCE IN SCHOOLS Administrative RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL DAYS OF SIGNIFICANCE IN SCHOOLS Responsibility: Legal References: Superintendent, Student Achievement & Well-Being Education Act, Reg. 298 (S.28,29); Ontario Human

More information

January 2018 COMPLIMENT DAY BACKWARDS DAY

January 2018 COMPLIMENT DAY BACKWARDS DAY January Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 0 NATIONAL MILK DAY Saturday TRIVIA DAY NEW YEAR S DAY Friday RUBBER DUCKY DAY MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY APPRECIATE A DRAGON DAY COMPLIMENT DAY HUGGING

More information

Key Issue 1: Where are Religions Distributed?

Key Issue 1: Where are Religions Distributed? Key Issue 1: Where are Religions Distributed? A. Universalizing Religions: appeal to all people - Branch large and fundamental division within a religion - Denomination a division of a branch that unites

More information

This calendar received funding from the Australian and Queensland Governments under the Home and Community Care Program

This calendar received funding from the Australian and Queensland Governments under the Home and Community Care Program MULTICULTURAL CALENDAR 2011 This calendar received funding from the Australian and Queensland Governments under the Home and Community Care Program Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the

More information

Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Yahweh

Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Yahweh The gate facing east... shall be opened on the Sabbath Day and the day of... The Prince (Messiah shall enter - Ezekiel 46:1-2. Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Yahweh The people will come at the

More information

Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Yahweh

Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Yahweh The gate facing east... shall be opened on the Sabbath Day and the day of Hodesh... The Prince (Messiah shall enter - Ezekiel 46:1-2. Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Yahweh The people will come

More information

RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS REQUIRING ABSENCE FROM WORK FOR OBSERVANCE

RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS REQUIRING ABSENCE FROM WORK FOR OBSERVANCE Janus0BNOTES: 1. For religious holiday accommodation purposes, the Ontario Public Service policy enables access to a maximum of two of the three days paid leave under the Special & Compassionate Leave

More information

employees and Fixed Term employees with access to the special and compassionate leave i.e. AMPACEO/OPSEU/PEGO. * Dates same every year

employees and Fixed Term employees with access to the special and compassionate leave i.e. AMPACEO/OPSEU/PEGO. * Dates same every year NOTES: 2011 LIST OF RELIGIOUS HOLY DAYS 1. When the religious holy days fall on a Saturday or Sunday, accommodation is necessary only if these dates are scheduled work days. 2. Leaders and representatives

More information

Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Yahweh

Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Yahweh The gate facing east... shall be opened on the Sabbath Day and the day of Hodesh... The Prince (Messiah shall enter - Ezekiel 46:1-2. Blessed is He who comes in the Name of Yahweh The people will come

More information

Program Goals. Sathya Sai Speaks Vol. 10 Chapter 33 page 207, Bal Vikas Teachers Training Camp 6/6/78

Program Goals. Sathya Sai Speaks Vol. 10 Chapter 33 page 207, Bal Vikas Teachers Training Camp 6/6/78 Program Goals Bal Vikas (Spiritual Education) is the primary basis of the great movement to restore righteousness (dharma) in the world. The ideal of the Bal Vikas (program) is to raise a generation of

More information

PEW RESEARCH CENTER 2012 SURVEY OF ASIAN AMERICANS FINAL TOPLINE

PEW RESEARCH CENTER 2012 SURVEY OF ASIAN AMERICANS FINAL TOPLINE 1 PEW RESEARCH CENTER SURVEY OF ASIAN AMERICANS FINAL TOPLINE Chinese Filipino Indian Japanese Korean Vietnamese N 3,511 728 504 580 515 504 504 Note: All numbers are percentages. The percentages greater

More information

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES A Paper 1A

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES A Paper 1A GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES A Paper 1A Specimen 2018 Morning Time allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials For this paper you must have: an AQA answer booklet. Instructions Use black ink or black ball-point pen.

More information

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thu Fri Sat

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thu Fri Sat 2013 August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 9:30 New Family Orientation 10:30 ALL SCHOOL Welcome Picnic 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 2013 September 1 Labor Day 2 3 Erev Rosh Hashanah

More information

RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS REQUIRING ABSENCE FROM WORK FOR OBSERVANCE

RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS REQUIRING ABSENCE FROM WORK FOR OBSERVANCE 0BNOTES: 1. For religious holiday accommodation purposes, the Ontario Public Service policy enables access to a maximum of two of the three days paid leave under the Special & Compassionate Leave provision

More information

Faiths and festivals Book 2:

Faiths and festivals Book 2: Books Faiths and festivals Book 2: A month-by-month guide to multicultural celebrations around the year by Karen Hart CONTENTS Introduction 2 Month-by-month calendar 3 Teaching world faiths and cultures

More information

East Sussex. West Sussex. Fire & Rescue Service. Fire & Rescue Service. Working together to make Sussex a more cohesive Community

East Sussex. West Sussex. Fire & Rescue Service. Fire & Rescue Service. Working together to make Sussex a more cohesive Community East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service Working together to make Sussex a more cohesive Community Contents Foreword Page 3 Aim of this literature Page 4 Introduction Page 5

More information

Multicultural Calendar 2013

Multicultural Calendar 2013 Multicultural Calendar 2013 This calendar received funding assistance from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing under the Home and Community Care and the Partners in Culturally Appropriate

More information

L E V E L F A L L L E S S O N. Special Fall Festivals Lesson

L E V E L F A L L L E S S O N. Special Fall Festivals Lesson F A L L L E V E L 5 5 F L E S S O N Special Fall Festivals Lesson Special Fall Festivals Lesson People around the world observe many different religious holidays. Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Taoists and

More information

Code of Conduct for Religious Expression at Universität Hamburg

Code of Conduct for Religious Expression at Universität Hamburg Code of Conduct for Religious Expression at Universität Hamburg 1. The University is an institution for research, teaching, and education. It is secular and committed to ideological pluralism together

More information

A GUIDE TO CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY

A GUIDE TO CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY AIR CADET PUBLICATION (ACP) 2 A GUIDE TO CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY 1 Date Amendment Amended by Version No 19/02/2016 Standardisation on all ACOs to include amendment sheet J Stones 1.02 19/04/21017

More information

Lesson 2: Traditions. P toilet paper roll

Lesson 2: Traditions. P toilet paper roll People Around the World -> 2: Traditions Getting Started Lesson 2: Traditions? Big Ideas P How are people from different cultures the same and different? P How does a person's culture affect his or her

More information

2018 JAN FEB MAR APR

2018 JAN FEB MAR APR 2018 JAN FEB MAR APR SAT SUN 1 MON 1 New Year's Day Celebration 2 Fire from Heaven TUE 2 Annual 7 day Fasting Day 1 (public holiday) Anointing WED Fasting Day 2 (Children return to school) 4 Bible Study

More information

What does the Bible say about holidays?

What does the Bible say about holidays? What does the Bible say about holidays? By Danielle Olson. All Copyright Reserved, 2016. Photo Credit: Pixabay What Holidays Do We Celebrate? Most families today celebrate birthdays, Christmas, Easter,

More information

HELP, LORD! THEY ARE SO DIFFERENT. Gorden R. Doss, Professor of World Mission Andrews University

HELP, LORD! THEY ARE SO DIFFERENT. Gorden R. Doss, Professor of World Mission Andrews University HELP, LORD! THEY ARE SO DIFFERENT Gorden R. Doss, Professor of World Mission Andrews University PERSONAL INTRODUCTION American-born Grew up in Malawi, age 3-18 Served as a missionary in Malawi for 16 years

More information

APPENDIX 4: TOPLINE QUESTIONNAIRE

APPENDIX 4: TOPLINE QUESTIONNAIRE 153 APPENDIX 4: TOPLINE QUESTIONNAIRE PEW RESEARCH CENTER SURVEY OF FINAL TOPLINE N 3,511 1,599 860 702 526 333 844 Note: All numbers are percentages. The percentages greater than zero but less than 0.5

More information

Ankermoor Primary School Worship Policy

Ankermoor Primary School Worship Policy Ankermoor Primary School Worship Policy Adoption Date: See Policy File Review: Worship and Assembly Policy Overview Collective Worship is a special time when the whole school comes together as a community

More information

OTHER FAITH HOLY DAYS SIGNIFICANT EVENTS. 5 th Chung Yuan (BUDDHISM) 10 th Festival of the Pool / Ghadir (ISLAM)

OTHER FAITH HOLY DAYS SIGNIFICANT EVENTS. 5 th Chung Yuan (BUDDHISM) 10 th Festival of the Pool / Ghadir (ISLAM) SEASON IN THE CHURCH S YEAR 1. TRINITY WEEK BEGINNING (GOLD / PURPLE) THEME OF THE WEEK 04.09.17 Believe. Achieve. Care. 2. 11.09.17 Teamwork & Team SG CHRISTIAN HOLY DAYS 8 th Blessed Virgin Mary 10 th

More information

RELIGIONS AND PHILOSOPHIES ORGANIZER KEY POINTS REVIEW

RELIGIONS AND PHILOSOPHIES ORGANIZER KEY POINTS REVIEW RELIGIONS AND PHILOSOPHIES ORGANIZER KEY POINTS REVIEW HINDUISM Major religion practiced in India Oldest Religion in the world that we know of Started from the Aryan Vedic civilization around 1500 BCE

More information

Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for Year 1968 CE

Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for Year 1968 CE Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for Year CE Based on Global Crescent Moon Sighting Probability Covers hijri years: - AH Accompanied with fasting calendar and important dates of islamic events. Prepared by Alhabib

More information

The changing religious profile of Asia: Buddhists, Hindus and Chinese Religionists

The changing religious profile of Asia: Buddhists, Hindus and Chinese Religionists The changing religious profile of Asia: Buddhists, Hindus and Chinese Religionists We have described the changing share and distribution of Christians and Muslims in different parts of Asia in our previous

More information

Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for Year 1955 CE

Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for Year 1955 CE Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for Year CE Based on Global Crescent Moon Sighting Probability Covers hijri years: - AH Accompanied with fasting calendar and important dates of islamic events. Prepared by Alhabib

More information

Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for Year 2018 CE

Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for Year 2018 CE Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for Year 0 CE Based on Global Crescent Moon Sighting Probability Covers hijri years: - 0 AH Accompanied with fasting calendar and important dates of islamic events. Prepared by

More information

Institute on Religion and Public Policy Report: Religious Freedom in Kuwait

Institute on Religion and Public Policy Report: Religious Freedom in Kuwait Executive Summary Institute on Religion and Public Policy Report: Religious Freedom in Kuwait (1) The official religion of Kuwait and the inspiration for its Constitution and legal code is Islam. With

More information

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter December 2015 2015 DIVERSITY NEWSLETTER FENWICK & WEST LLP Relevant News Stephen Graham is listed as one of the most influential people in D.C. who can affect your small

More information

FASTING - REGIMENT TO BE DETERMINED. 12p & 7p Prayer Svc 12 & 7 PM & 7 PM BIBLE STUDY & LOVE FEAST NATIONAL BELLY LAUGH DAY

FASTING - REGIMENT TO BE DETERMINED. 12p & 7p Prayer Svc 12 & 7 PM & 7 PM BIBLE STUDY & LOVE FEAST NATIONAL BELLY LAUGH DAY - Renovation for Transformation January New Year's Day MINISTERS, STEWARDS, TRUSTEES CHURCH CLOSED LEADERS OUTING PM LEADERS OUTING AM BISHOP TD JAKES GLENN ARDEN FASTING - REGIMENT TO BE DETERMINED JOYA'S

More information

Long Term Plan: RE. Knowledge and Understanding Year A. KQ: How does the Bible affect how people live their lives?

Long Term Plan: RE. Knowledge and Understanding Year A. KQ: How does the Bible affect how people live their lives? Year 1/2 Long Term Plan: RE Knowledge and Understanding Year A KQ: How does the affect how people live their lives? Who Am I? (Believing & Behaving) How and why are some stories and books sacred and important

More information

Guided Reading Ch. 6 Due: 12/7/16 (Day of Ch. 6 Quiz)

Guided Reading Ch. 6 Due: 12/7/16 (Day of Ch. 6 Quiz) Ch. 6 Religion Rubenstein pages: 168-205 KEY ISSUE #1: Where Are Religions Distributed? Universalizing Religions: 1. The three main universalizing religions are: A. B. C. 2. A is a large and fundamental

More information

Christianity Islam Judaism. Hinduism Buddhism Confucianism

Christianity Islam Judaism. Hinduism Buddhism Confucianism Christianity Islam Judaism Hinduism Buddhism Confucianism Religion an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to worship a God(s) Types of Religions 1. Monotheistic religions believe in

More information