Identity Recognition Days are a time to celebrate, commemorate, and highlight who we are as individuals and collectives. Click the resource links to learn more about each day and if supports are needed, get in contact with the contact person or group to lend a hand. If there is no contact listed, please get in touch with us for assistance!


Identity Recognition Days 2022–2023

October

October 10, 2022 — Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Group/Club/Office Contact: De Anza Office of Equity, Social Justice, and Multicultural Education - Adriana

Suggested Resources:  Information  | Information 2

Supports Needed: Promotion

October 11, 2022 National Coming Out Day

Group/Club/Office Contact: De Anza Pride Center & De Anza LGBTQ+ Alliance

Suggested Resources: Information

Supports Needed: Promotion

October 1720, 2022 2022 — Undocumented Student Action Week

Group/Club/Office Contact: Shaila Ramos (ramosshaila@deanza.edu)

Suggested Resources: Information | Information | Information

Supports Needed: Promotion

November

November 11, 2022 Veterans Day

Group/Club/Office ContactVeterans Resource Center

Suggested Resources:  Information 1 | Information  2 

Supports Needed: Promotion 

November 20, 2022 — Transgender Day of Remembrance (Transgender  Awareness Week November 13-19)

Group/Club/Office ContactPride Center De Anza LGBTQ+ Alliance

Suggested Resources: Information | Information 2

Supports Needed: Promotion

November 25, 2022 — Native American Heritage Day

Group/Club/Office Contact:  Contact Needed

Suggested Resources:  Information 

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

December

December 3, 2022 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Group/Club/Office Contact:  Contact Needed

Suggested Resources:  Information Disability Support Programs and Services Division

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

January

January 16, 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Observed)

Group/Club/Office ContactDe Anza Black, Faculty, Staff and Administrators (BFSA)

Suggested Resources: Information | Information 2

Supports Needed: Promotion

January 22, 2023 Lunar New Year

Group/Club/Office ContactDe Anza Asian Pacific American Staff Association (APASA)

Suggested Resources:  Information | Information 2 | IMPACT AAPI

Supports Needed: Promotion

January 23, 2023 — Ed Roberts Day

Group/Club/Office ContactContact Needed

Suggested Resources:  Information | Information 2 | Information 3 | Disability Support Programs and Services Division

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

January 27, 2023 International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Group/Club/Office ContactDe Anza Office of Equity, Social Justice, and Multicultural Education - Lee (in collaboration with Ron Kleinman)

Suggested Resources:  Information

Supports Needed: Promotion

January 30, 2023 Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution

Group/Club/Office Contact:  Contact Needed

Suggested Resources: Information | Information 2 | Information 3 | APASA

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

March

March 2, 2023 — National Read Across America Day

Group/Club/Office ContactDe Anza Office of Equity, Social Justice, and Multicultural Education - Lee

Suggested Resources:  Information | Information 2

Supports Needed: Promotion

March 8, 2023 International Women's Day

Group/Club/Office ContactDe Anza Women, Gender, and Sexuality Center (WGSC/JMRR)

Suggested Resources:  Information

Supports Needed: Promotion

March 21, 2023 — International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Group/Club/Office ContactDe Anza Office of Equity, Social Justice, and Multicultural Education - Lee

Suggested Resources: Information | Information 2

Supports Needed: Promotion

March 31, 2023 International Transgender Day of Visibility

Group/Club/Office ContactPride Center & De Anza LGBTQ+ Alliance

Suggested Resources: Information | Information 2

Supports Needed: Promotion

March 31, 2023 Cesar Chavez Day (Observed)

Group/Club/Office ContactDe Anza Latinx Association (DALA)

Suggested Resources:  Information

Supports Needed:  Promotion

April

April 2, 2023 — Autism Awareness Day

Group/Club/Office ContactContact Needed

Suggested Resources:  Information | Information 2 | Disability Support Programs and Services Division

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

April 22, 2023 — International Earth Day

Group/Club/Office ContactContact Needed

Suggested Resources:  InformationInformation 2

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

April 25–28, 2022 — Black Student Success Week

Group/Club/Office Contact:  De Anza Black Student Union

Suggested Resources: Information 1 | Information 2 | Information 3

Supports Needed: Promotion

April 26, 2023 — Immigrant Day of Action

Group/Club/Office Contact: Contact Needed

Suggested Resources: Information

Supports Needed: Promotion 

Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

May

May 1, 2023 — International Workers' Day / International Labor Day / May Day

Group/Club/Office Contact:  Contact Needed

Suggested Resources: Information | Information 2

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

May 4, 2023 National Day of Reason

Group/Club/Office Contact:  Contact Needed

Suggested Resources: Information

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

May 4, 2023 National Day of Prayer

Group/Club/Office Contact:  Contact Needed

Suggested Resources: Information

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

May 22, 2023 Harvey Milk Day

Group/Club/Office Contact: De Anza Pride Center

Suggested Resources:  Information | Information 2

Supports Needed: Promotion

June

June 5, 2023 — World Environment Day

Group/Club/Office Contact:  Contact Needed

Suggested Resources: Information | Information 2

Supports Needed: Promotion | Group/Club/Office/Department leadership needed

June 19, 2023 Juneteenth (observed)

Group/Club/Office Contact: De Anza Black, Faculty, Staff and Administrators (BFSA)

Suggested Resources: Information | LibGuide

Supports Needed: Promotion

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