02
Feb
2023
Bourne/Sandwich
Upper Cape Tech
220 Sandwich Rd
Bourne, MA 02532
United States of America

If you already belong or have any interest in the DEI Committee, please join us in person or via Zoom, Thursday evening at Upper Cape Tech. [This is a bi-weekly meeting schedule.] 

Email Stacey for the Zoom link, if you have not received it. 

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February Diversity and Inclusion Calendar 2023

Black History Month: February was chosen to celebrate African American History because it holds the birthdays of two men who helped eliminate slavery: Frederick Douglass and President Abraham Lincoln

February 11 – Tammy Baldwin’s Birthday: the birthday of the first openly LGBT woman elected to both houses of Congress

February 14 – Frederick Douglass’ birthday (observed): this day celebrates the birth of abolitionist and social reformer

February 15 – Nirvana Day: an annual festival that remembers the death of the Buddha after reaching nirvana; also called Parinirvana

February 15 – Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday: a leader of the women’s suffrage movement,she advocated for abolition, temperance, labor rights, and equal pay for equal work

February 22 – Ash Wednesday: a day of prayer and fasting that begins the Christian season of Lent