AAPI HERITAGE MONTH
AAPI Heritage Month celebrates the collective accomplishments of Asian Pacific Islanders who comprise many ethnic groups with diverse backgrounds, histories, languages, and cultures. Based on Board Rule 1102.
We have curated select Advisory Lessons to highlight notable AAPI folks and cultural events below.
Stories of Excellence - Tammy Duckworth - Introduces students to the double amputee Senator and war veteran.
Stories of Excellence - Rob Bonta - Introduces students to the first Filipino American to Serve in the CA Legislature
Stories of Excellence- Kim Ng- Introduces the first woman executive in Major League Baseball
Obon - August 13-16 2021
Dawali - November 14 - learn the Indian festival of lights
Bodhi Day - January 20- learn about this Buddhist holiday
Lunar New Year - February 12 - learn about the new year celebrated by many Asian countries
Ramadan - April
JEWISH HERITAGE MONTH
Jewish American Heritage Month pays tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who helped form the fabric of American history, culture, and society. Please visit Jewish American Heritage Month for more info.
Additionally, please check out HRDE's Zoom Background to commemorate this month.
We have curated select Advisory Lessons to highlight notable Jewish folks and cultural events below.
Stories of Excellence -Janet Yellen- Meet the first woman to hold the position of US Secretary of the Treasury.
Stories of Excellence - RGB - Introduces students to the late Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg who tirelessly fought for women's rights throughout her career.
Rosh Hashanah - September 6-8, 2021 - learn about Jewish new year
Hanukkah - learn about this Jewish commemoration
Shavuot 2021- May Learn about the Jewish celebration
Resources for the following commemorations can be found on our Commemorative Calendar including:
International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Harvey Milk Day
Tulsa Race Massacre
National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls/ Red Dress Day
Prep for Pride 2022
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