NIH Diversity Calendar - April 2022

April: Celebrate Diversity Month

  • 2nd
    Ramadan (April 2 to May 2)
  • 2nd
    World Autism Awareness Day
  • 7th
    Day to Remember Rwanda Genocide Victims
  • 7th
    United Nations’ World Health Day
  • 8th
    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)
  • 10th
    Palm Sunday (Christian)
  • 14th
    Vaisakhi (Sikh)
  • 14th
    Holy Thursday (Christian)
  • 15th
    Good Friday (Christian)
  • 15th
    Passover/Pesach (April 15 to April 23)
  • 16th
    Theravada New Year (Buddhist)
  • 17th
    Easter Sunday (Christian)
  • 21st
    Festival of Ridvan (Baha’i)
  • 22nd
    Orthodox Good Friday
  • 24th
    Orthodox Easter
  • 24th
    Armenian Martyrs’ Day
  • 27th
    Yom Hashoah (Jewish) (Sunset April 27 to Sunset April 28)
  • 29th
    Global Youth Service Day
  • 29th
    Laila Al-Qadr (Islamic)