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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

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