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October 2018

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 Domestic Violence Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Work & Family Month

September 29-October 1
Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)

September 30-October 2
Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)

October 1-2
Simchat Torah (Jewish)

October 1-4
Out & Equal 2018 Workplace Summit
Seattle, WA
http://outandequal.org/event/2018summit

October 6
German-American Day

October 6-8
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) 32nd Annual Conference
Seattle, WA
https://www.hacu.net/hacu/Annual_Conference1.asp

October 7-13
Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 8
National Indigenous People’s Day

October 8
Columbus Day

October 8-9
Yom Kippur (Jewish)

October 9
Leif Erikson Day

October 10-13
36th Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Annual Conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health
Las Vegas, NV
http://glma.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewpage&pageid=1127

October 11
General Pulaski Memorial Day

October 11
National Coming Out Day

October 13-20
Sukkot (Jewish)

October 19
Vijayadashami/Dussehra/Dasara/Dashain (Hindu)

October 31
Halloween

October 31-November 1
Samhain (Gaelic)