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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.

National Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month

National 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 4
National Day of Prayer

May 5
Cinco de Mayo

May 8
V-E (Victory in Europe) Day

May 10
Vesak (Buddhist)

May 12
Military Spouse Appreciation Day

May 14
Mother's Day

May 14-20
National Women’s Health Week

May 17
Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education Decision

May 20
Armed Forces Day

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

May 25
Ascension Day (Christian)

May 26-June 25

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

May 29
Memorial Day