Reference List! August DEI Holidays & Observances
At Colorful Connections, we place an emphasis on recognizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) holidays, events, and observations throughout the year. We plan to share a curated list for your ease of reference each month.
As an employer and/or professional committed to DEI efforts, feel free to read through this list and share it with your networks! Kindly note that the following observances in August support cultural, religious, and social connotations. Visit us on social media @ColorfulConnections to learn more about ways to celebrate and show observance!
August 1: National Minority Donor Awareness Day
August 7: Purple Heart Day
August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
August 15: India Independence Day
August 17: Marcus Garvey Day
August 19: World Humanitarian Day
August 29: Al-Hijri
August 21: Senior Citizens Day
August 21: International Youth Day
August 22: American Business Women’s Day
August 26: Women’s Equality Day