NIH Diversity Calendar - April 2017

April: Celebrate Diversity Month

  • 1st
    April Fool’s Day
  • 2nd
    World Autism Awareness Day
  • 5th
    Rama Navami (Hindu)
  • 7th
    Day to Remember Rwanda Genocide Victims
  • 7th
    United Nations’ World Health Day
  • 9th
    Palm Sunday (Christian)
  • 10rd
    First Day of Passover (Christian)
  • 11th
    Theravada New Year (Buddhist) (April 11 - 14)
  • 11th
    Pesach (Jewish) (April 11 - 18)
  • 12th
    International Day of Human Space Flight
  • 13th
    Holy Thursday (Christian)
  • 14th
    Good Friday (Christian)
  • 14th
    Orthodox Good Friday
  • 14th
    Vaisakhi (Sikh)
  • 16th
    Easter Sunday
  • 18th
    Last Day of Passover
  • 21st
    Day of Silence - Students take a day-long vow of silence to protest the actual silencing of LGBT students and their straight allies due to bias and harassment
  • 21st
    Global Youth Service Day
  • 21st
    Festival of Ridvan (Baha’i) (April 21 - May 2)
  • 22nd
    Earth Day
  • 23rd
    Yom Hashoah (Jewish)
  • 24th
    Armenian Martyrs’ Day
  • 26th
    Administrative Professionals Day
  • 29th
    Day to Remember Chemical Warfare Victims
  • 30th
    International Jazz Day