2017 - 2018 Equity & Diversity Events   

 

NOVEMBER
November is National Native American Heritage Month
, which celebrates the history and contributions of Native Americans.

November 9 - SouthShore Campus Veterans' Day Celebration - 12 pm - 4 pm.  The SouthShore campus will honor Veterans' Day with a carnival-themed celebration including information tables, photo ID dog tags, a caricature artist, balloon artist and a wide variety of food. More information

November 11: Veterans Day, an annual U.S. federal holiday honoring military veterans. The date is also celebrated as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in other parts of the world and commemorates the ending of the first World War in 1918.

November 16: Courageous Conversation - The Future of DACA - 6:30 - 8:30 pm - Dale Mabry Campus, DLRC 106
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November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance
, established in 1998 to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia, and to raise awareness of the continued violence endured by the transgender community.

November 23: Thanksgiving
(USA)-  is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. The day was set in stone by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and approved by Congress in 1941. Thanksgiving Day can be traced back to the 1621 celebration at the Plymouth Plantation, where the religious refugees from England known popularly as the Pilgrims invited the local Native Americans to a harvest feast after a particularly successful growing season.