SHHS Human Relations, Diversity and Equity

  • Current Commemorations

    May is...


    aapi heritage monthAAPI 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.

    Please visit the Asian Pacific Heritage for more information. Additionally, please check out HRDE's Zoom Background to commemorate this month. 

    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




    dfgghJewish 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

    Memorial Day 

    Tulsa Race Massacre 

    May Day 

    Eid Al-Fitr

    National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls/ Red Dress Day

Prep for Pride 2022

  • Calling all educators!  It's time to prep for Pride Month.  Please see the graphic below for ideas, resources, and tips to kick your pride preparation off!


    prep for pride


  • Organizations, references, links, products or services that appear on this site do not constitute an endorsement of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Student Health & Human Services  (SHHS) or Human Relations, Diversity and Equity (HRDE), nor should an exclusion of other websites be considered intentional. Opinions expressed are solely those of the host website and not necessarily those of LAUSD, SHHS or HRDE. Any advertising presented is solely the responsibility of the host website and not LAUSD.