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  • Lights On Afterschool: October 20, 2022

    Celebrate the 23nd annual Lights On Afterschool Oct. 20, 2022! Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities.

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  • Unity Day: October 19, 2022 - Wear and Share Orange

    To participate in Unity Day, individuals, schools, communities, and businesses wear or share orange to unite for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion to prevent students being bullied. The goal is to color the nation and the world to show that no child should be bullied and that every student deserves to be safe in school, online and in the community.

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  • October: National Bullying Prevention Month

    National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign in the United States founded in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities nationwide to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. Initially held the first week in October, the event was expanded in 2010 to the entire month.

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  • National Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15- October 15

    This is a great time to recognize, honor, and celebrate the many contributions and positive influences that members of the Hispanic and Latinx communities have made in America.

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  • August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day

    National Senior Citizens Day recognizes seniors who have spent their lives contributing to society and have impacted everyone’s lives for the better.

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  • August 12 is International Youth Day

    International Youth Day is commemorated every year on 12 August, bringing youth issues to the attention of the international community and celebrating the potential of youth as partners in today’s global society.

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  • August is Happiness Happens Month

    Happiness Happens is a celebration and encouragement for people to take a look at their lives and try to share the little things that make them happy each day with others.

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  • National Emoji Day

    Celebrated on July 17, since that is the date that appears on the calendar emoji.

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