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Special Emphasis Program Observances

The following observances take place each year and are mandated through Presidential Executive Orders:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – (January)                         
African American History - (February)
Women's History – (March)
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month – (May)
Women's Equality Day - (August)
Hispanic Heritage – (September 15 – October 15)
Disability Employment Awareness – (October)
Native American Heritage – (November)




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