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May 2020

ODI maintains an online database of diversity-related observances and events for your outreach efforts.  This database links to external information on the Internet.  VA is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these Web sites, and linking to these sites does not constitute endorsement by VA of the sites' sponsors or the information, products, or services they provide.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month

National Military Appreciation Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Older Americans Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month

May 1
Flores de Mayo/International Labor Day/May Day/Lei Day/Beltane (Gaelic)

May 3-9
Public Service Recognition Week

May 5
Cinco de Mayo

May 6-12
National Nurses Week

May 7
National Day of Reason

May 7
National Day of Prayer

May 8
V-E (Victory in Europe) Day

May 8
Military Spouse Appreciation Day

May 10
Mother’s Day

May 10-16
National Women’s Health Week

May 11-14
Cancelled: Federal Asian Pacific American Council
National Leadership Training Program

Leesburg, VA

May 16
Armed Forces Day

May 17
Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education Decision

May 19
Laylat al-Qadr (Islam)

May 21
Ascension Day (Christianity)

May 22-23
Declaration of the Bab (Baha’i)

May 23-24
Eid al-Fitr (Islam)

May 25
Memorial Day

May 27-28
Ascension of Baha’u’llah (Baha’i)

May 31
Pentecost (Christianity)