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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.

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