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Newsletter | Winter 2023 | South Central MIRECC

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Calendar of Events January-March 2023

Here’s this quarter’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) calendar of events for VA-recognized holidays and months.


  • Emancipation Proclamation Implemented (1863)
  • Poverty in America Awareness Month
  • World Braille Day
  • 1/16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • 1/22 Lunar New Year
  • 1/27 Liberation of Auschwitz (1945)
  • 1/29 The Seeing Eye Established (1929)


  • National African-American History Month
  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  • National Therapeutic Recreation Month
  • National Senior Independence Month
  • 2/11 National Shut-In Visitation Day
  • 2/13 Marine Corps Women’s Reserve Established
  • 2/15 Susan B. Anthony Day
  • 2/13-2/17 National Salute to Veteran Patients Week


  • Women’s History Month
  • Deaf History Month
  • Brain Injury Awareness Month
  • 3/21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • 3/21 World Down Syndrome Day
  • 3/25-3/31 National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic

Last updated: January 20, 2023