Cultural, Heritage, & Awareness Month Calendar | University of Portland

Cultural, Heritage, & Awareness Month Calendar

Disclaimer: This calendar highlights a number of locally- and nationally-recognized months, including (but not limited to): culture, heritage, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and mental health.

This is not an all inclusive list. For questions or requests for inclusion not listed, please contact 


Click here to access our Engage page, where all DIP events are listed.



Latinx Heritage Month

September 15: Latinx Heritage Month Begins  



Italian American Heritage Month

Polish American Heritage Month

LGBTQIA+ History Month

Filipino American History Month

October 3: Mental Health Awareness Week 

October 10: World Mental Health Day 

October 11: National Coming Out Day  

October 11: Indigenous People's Day 

October 15: Latinx Heritage Month Ends 


Native American Heritage Month 

November 1-2: Día de los muertos

November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance 


Universal Human Rights Month

December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities 


January 19: World Religion Day 

January 16: MLK Day. Click here to learn more about MLK Day ON!



Black History Month

March 2023

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Women's History Month

March 8: International Women's Day 

March 13: Deaf History Month

March 23: LGBTQIA+ Health Awareness Month 


April 2: Ramadan 

April 3: World Autism Awareness Day 

April 24: National Day of Silence 


Asian American /Pacific Islander- AA/PI Heritage Month

Mental Health Awareness Month 

May 2: Eid al-Fitr


Pride Month

June 19: Juneteenth 

June 28: Anniversary of Stonewall Riots