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April - May Coming Events

17 Apr 2020 7:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

COMING EVENTS

April 14, 2020 – SIETAR USA WEBINAR: “Change Management with Insight from Brain Science” with Dr. Mai Nguyen-Phuong, Associate Professor at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Visit SIETAR USA April Webinar to register!

April 21, 2020 – SIETAR Europa WEBINAR: “Successful Teams & Businesses: Building Trust and Engagement with India & China” with Cecilia Lui and Mithun Mridha. Visit SIETAR Europa April Webinar to register!

October 7-11, 2020 – SIETAR USA Nation Conference: “Mind, Culture, Society” Join us in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, for SIETAR USA’s National Conference!

  • CFP COMING SOON!
  • The SIETAR USA room block is OPEN! Make your reservations today; visit Hilton Omaha to book your room(s).
  • Visit the SIETAR USA website for conference logistics: 2020 Conference


April

April is Diversity MonthApril 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.

April is Autism Awareness MonthApril 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 17: 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 21: Yom HaShoah, Israel’s day of remembrance for the approximately 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust.

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-May 23 (sundown to sundown): Ramadan, an Islamic holiday marked by fasting, praise, prayer and devotion to Islam.

April 28-29 (sundown to sundown): Yom Ha’Atzmaut, national Independence Day in Israel

 

May

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in 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.

May is 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.

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

 

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

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.diversitybestpractices.com/2019-diversity-holidays


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