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May 2019

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 1-2
Yom Ha-Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)

May 2
National Day of Reason

May 2
National Day of Prayer

May 5
Cinco de Mayo

May 5-11
Public Service Recognition Week

May 5-June 4

May 6-12
National Nurses Week

May 8
V-E (Victory in Europe) Day

May 10
Military Spouse Appreciation Day

May 12
Mother’s Day

May 12-18
National Women’s Health Week

May 13-16
Federal Asian Pacific American Council National Leadership Training Program Huntsville, AL

May 17
Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education Decision

May 18
Armed Forces Day

May 23-24
Declaration of the Bab (Baha’i)

May 27
Memorial Day

May 28-29
Ascension of Baha’u’llah (Baha’i)

May 30
Ascension Day (Christian)

May 31
Laylat al-Qadr (Islamic)