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Diversity Month

May is the month of Haitian Heritage, Jewish Heritage, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage, and Mental Health Awareness.

It is important to remember all cultures and health issues no matter the time but this month is dedicated to the remembrance of these cultures and bringing awareness to other issues as well.

Haitian Heritage Month celebrates the rich cultural contributions and history of Haitian Americans. This month recognizes the resilience, art, music, cuisine, and traditions of the Haitian diaspora, highlighting their impact on American society. Through events, festivals, and educational initiatives, Haitian Heritage Month fosters cross-cultural understanding and appreciation, while also acknowledging the challenges and triumphs of the Haitian American community.

Jewish Heritage Month is observed in May in both Canada and the United States. It’s a time to celebrate and recognize the contributions, history, culture, and achievements of Jewish Canadians and Americans. The month-long observance aims to promote understanding, education, and awareness about the Jewish community’s diverse heritage and significant role in shaping the countries’ social, economic, and cultural fabric. Various events, activities, and educational programs are organized to honor the heritage and foster intercultural dialogue.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the diverse cultures, traditions, and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to American society. This observance recognizes the significant role these communities have played in shaping the nation’s history, culture, economy, and social fabric. Throughout the month, events, performances, exhibitions, and educational programs are held to showcase the achievements, struggles, and stories of Asian American and Pacific Islander individuals and communities. It’s an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges these communities have faced and continue to face, as well as to promote understanding, appreciation, and unity among all Americans.

Mental Health Awareness Month is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness about mental health issues and promote the importance of mental health care and support. It strives to reduce stigma surrounding mental health conditions, encourage open conversations, and provide resources for individuals and communities to better understand and address mental health challenges. If you need mental health services or resources, please see your guidance counselor or a School Adjustment Counselor.

Haitian Heritage poster
Jewish heritage poster
Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage poster
Mental Health Awareness poster