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SIETAR World

April 26, 2022 – SIETAR BC Videos Series: "My Perspective, My Voice" with Doris Mah. Visit SIETAR BC Events to register!

April 26, 2022 – SIETAR Europa WEBINAR: “Leading with hope & heart for a fragile planet” with Jackie Arnold and Lydia Stevens. Visit SIETAR Europa Events to register!

April 27, 2022 – SIETAR Deutschland Training Series: Introduction to Resilience” with Dr. Sabine Horst, Antje Gorgas and Simone Hönle from QuinteSentio. Visit SIETAR Deutschland Events to register!

April 27, 2022 – SIETAR France WEBINAR: “Made in France et ailleurs: “In Conversation about Global Dexterity” with Andy Molinsky. Visit SIETAR France Events to register!

April 28, 2022 – SIETAR Switzerland Culture Club: “Sustainability & Resilience” with Gundhild Hoenig and Tom Waterhouse. Visit SIETAR Switzerland Events to register!

May 3, 2022 – SIETAR BC Videos Series: "My Perspective, My Voice" with Zahra Fazal. Visit SIETAR BC Events to register!

May 10, 2022 – SIETAR BC Videos Series: "My Perspective, My Voice" with Jaskirat Malhi. Visit SIETAR BC Events to register!

May 10, 2022 – SIETAR France Educational Simulation: “Global Teams Game Play Session” with Maria Todosiychuk. Visit SIETAR France Events to register!

May 11, 2022 – SIETAR Deutschland Training Series: “Leaving personal responsibility and victimhood” with Dr. Sabine Horst, Antje Gorgas and Simone Hönle from QuinteSentio. Visit SIETAR Deutschland Events to register!

May 13-15, 2022 – SIETAR Switzerland Congress 2022: “Interculturality for a Sustainable Future: Concepts, Tools and Initiatives for Living and Working Together Towards a Boundaryless World”. Visit SIETAR Switzerland Events to register!

May 18-21, 2022 – SIETAR Europa Congress 2022: “Re-Thinking Interculturalism”. Visit SIETAR Europa Events to register!

April

April is Celebrate Diversity Month April is Celebrate Diversity Month, started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other.

Autism Awareness Month April is also Autism Awareness Month, established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.

April is National Volunteer Month, which was started in 1991 to encourage volunteerism at a young age. By volunteering, people can help save lives and create better environments for us all to live within. Thanking volunteers, such as volunteer fire and ambulance departments, is also an aspect of the celebration.

National Arab American Heritage MonthApril is National Arab American Heritage Month, celebrating the heritage and culture of Arab Americans, as well as honoring contributions from Arab Americans, such as Linda Sarsour, an activist for immigrants, women, Black victims of police violence, and indigenous Americans, and Rashida Tlaib, America's first Muslim Congresswoman.

April 2-May 2: Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, introspection, and prayer celebrated by Muslims.

April 15-23: Passover, a 7-day holiday in the Jewish faith that honors the freeing of the Israeli slaves.

April 16: Hanuman Jayanti, a Hindu religious festival that celebrates the birth of Hindu God Hanuman, who is immensely venerated throughout India and Nepal.

April 17: Easter, a holiday celebrated by Christians to recognize Jesus’ return from death after the Crucifixion.

April 22: Earth Day celebrates the planet we live on, observed internationally in more than 192 countries.

April 21-23: Gathering of Nations, a Native American tradition, takes place when more than 500 Native tribes meet and celebrate various traditions and cultures.

April 27-28: Yom HaShoah, Israel’s day of remembrance for the approximately 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust.

April 20-May 1: The Festival of Ridvan, a holiday celebrated by those of the Bahá’í faith, commemorating the 12 days when Bahá'u'lláh, the prophet-founder, resided in a garden called Ridvan (paradise) and publicly proclaimed his mission as God’s messenger for this age.

April 22: Earth Day promotes world peace and sustainability of the planet. Events are held globally to show support of environmental protection of the Earth.

April 23: The Day of Silence, during which students take a daylong vow of silence to protest the actual silencing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students and their straight allies due to bias and harassment.

April 29: Ninth Day of Ridvan, a festival of joy and unity in the Bahá’í faith to commemorate the reunification of Bahá'u'lláh’s family, and by extension the unity of the entire human family the Bahá’í faith calls for. It permeates the symbolic meaning of the Ninth Day of Ridvan.

May

Asian Pacific American Heritage MonthIn the United States, the month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. The majority of the workers who laid the tracks on the project were Chinese immigrants.

Older Americans Month May is Older Americans Month, established in 1963 to honor the legacies and contributions of older Americans and to support them as they enter their next stage of life.

Jewish American Heritage Month May is Jewish American Heritage Month, which recognizes the diverse contributions of the Jewish people to American culture.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month (or Mental Health Month), which aims to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illnesses and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illnesses.

May 1: Beltane, an ancient Celtic festival celebrated on May Day, signifying the beginning of summer.

May 3: Eid al-Fitr, an Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. As it ends fasting, its primary event is a big meal.

May 5: Cinco de Mayo, a Mexican holiday commemorating the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). This day celebrates Mexican culture and heritage, including parades and mariachi music performances.

May 7: National Day of Prayer, a day of observance in the United States when people are asked to “turn to God in prayer and meditation.”

May 17: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, a global celebration of sexual-orientation and gender diversities.

Holidays list courtesy of: https://www.diversityresources.com/interfaith-calendar-2022/

 


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