NIH Diversity Calendar - April 2021

April: Celebrate Diversity Month

  • 1st
    Holy Thursday (Christian)
  • 2nd
    Good Friday (Christian)
  • 2nd
    World Autism Awareness Day
  • 4th
    Easter Sunday (Christian)
  • 7th
    Day to Remember Rwanda Genocide Victims
  • 7th
    United Nations’ World Health Day
  • 7th
    Yom Hashoah (Jewish) (April 7 - April 8)
  • 12th
    Ramadan (April 12 - May 12)
  • 13th
    Vaisakhi (Sikh)
  • 15th
    Yom HaAtzmaut (Jewish)
  • 20th
    Festival of Ridvan (Baha’i)
  • 23rd
    Day of Silence (Students take a day-long vow of silence to protest the actual silencing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students and their straight allies due to bias and harassment)
  • 23th
    Global Youth Service Day (April 17 - 19)
  • 24th
    Armenian Martyrs’ Day
  • 27th
    Theravada New Year (Buddhist)
  • 28th
    Palm Sunday (Christian)
  • 29th
    Day to Remember Chemical Warfare Victims
  • 30th
    Orthodox Good Friday