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January: National Mentoring Month

Third Week in January: No Name-Calling Week

January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

February: Black History Month

February 20: World Day of Social Justice

March: Women’s History Month; Bisexual Health Awareness Month

March 1: Zero Discrimination Day

March 8: International Women’s Day

March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 31: International Transgender Day of Visibility

April: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April, day varies: Day of Silence

April 18: National Transgender HIV Testing Day

April 22: Earth Day

April 26: Lesbian Visibility Day

May: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month; Jewish American Heritage Month; Mental Health Awareness Month

May 17: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 18: World AIDS Vaccine Day

May 21: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

May 22: Harvey Milk Day

May 24: Pansexual and Panromantic Visibility Day

June: LGBT Pride Month

June 5: World Environment Day

June 12: Pulse Night of Remembrance

June 19: Juneteenth

June 26: LGBT Equality Day

June 26: Anniversary of the Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage in the U.S

June 27: National HIV Testing Day

June 28: Stonewall Riots Anniversary


July 14: International Non-Binary People’s Day


August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 26: Women’s Equality Day

September: National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15)

September 15: International Day of Democracy

Starting the Sunday Before September 23: Bisexual Awareness Week

September 23: Celebrate Bisexuality Day

Last Week of September: Ally Week

October: LGBT History Month; National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15); Filipino American History Month; National Bullying Prevention Month

First Full Week in October: Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 10: World Mental Health Day

October 11: National Coming Out Day

October 19: Spirit Day, LGBT Center Awareness Day

October 26: Intersex Awareness Day

Last Full Week in October: Asexual Awareness Week

November: Native American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month

First Two Full Weeks of November: Transgender Awareness Week

November 8: Intersex Day of Remembrance

November 20: International Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women


December 1: World AIDS Day

December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 8: Pansexual/Panromantic Pride Day

December 10: Human Rights Day

Serve on a Citizen Advisory Group

Vacancies are filled year-round with recruitment for most groups in November.


Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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