List of month-long observances

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The following is a list of notable month-long observances, recurrent months that are used by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • Group B Strep Awareness Month (International)[58]
  • National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month[59]
  • National Black Family Month

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Presidential Proclamation - National Mentoring Month". 2010-01-04. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  4. ^ "Debates (Hansard) No. 201 - January 31, 2013 (41-1) - House of Commons of Canada". www.parl.gc.ca. 
  5. ^ "Canada officially declares pride in its Tamils, passes Bill calling for Tamil Heritage Month". 8 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Welcome - National Stalking Awareness Month". stalkingawarenessmonth.org. 
  7. ^ "Lyndon B. 18". 
  8. ^ Kelly, Ansley. "February is Turner Syndrome awareness month". 
  9. ^ "Data". lgbthistorymonth.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-01-14. 
  10. ^ "World Cholangiocarcinoma Day 2017 Cholangiocarcinoma – a global problem requiring a global solution". Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
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  12. ^ "National Athletic Training Month". National Athletic Trainers Association. Retrieved 22 June 2016. 
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  14. ^ "National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - Colorectal Cancer Alliance". Colorectal Cancer Alliance. Retrieved 2018-01-02. 
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  16. ^ "Eat Right". 
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  19. ^ "Presidential Proclamation - Women's History Month". 2010-03-02. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  20. ^ "Presidential Proclamation-- Financial Literacy Month". 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  21. ^ "Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month". www.mathstatmonth.org. Retrieved 2017-05-13. 
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  23. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Child Abuse Prevention Month". 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  24. ^ "National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2016". www.childwelfare.gov. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  25. ^ "Celebrating Milestones in Deaf History Month". 2017-04-05. Retrieved 2017-04-06. 
  26. ^ "National Deaf History Month Exploring Deaf Culture". 2013-03-05. Retrieved 2017-04-06. 
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  28. ^ "National Records and Information Management Month". Retrieved 2017-04-11. 
  29. ^ "Presidential Proclamation - National Sexual Assault Awareness Month". 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  30. ^ "Sexual Assault Awareness Month". NSVRC. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  31. ^ "Sexual Assault Awareness Month - National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)". Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  32. ^ "April to be Sikh Heritage Month in Ontario - Times of India". 
  33. ^ "Sikh Heritage Month Act, 2013". Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 
  34. ^ "April Monthly Observations". 4 January 2016. 
  35. ^ "Trending Now: April is National Car Care Month". 2017-03-30. Retrieved 2017-04-20. 
  36. ^ "HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)". portal.hud.gov. 
  37. ^ "April is Sarcoidosis Awareness Month". 2017-03-30. Retrieved 2018-06-30. 
  38. ^ "Announcements: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Awareness Month – May 2011". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May 6, 2011. Retrieved March 29, 2012. 
  39. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2015". 2015-04-30. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  40. ^ "May is Better Hearing & Speech Month". www.asha.org. 
  41. ^ "May is BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER Awareness Month! - Borderline Personality Disorder". www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com. Retrieved 2017-05-07. 
  42. ^ "Promoting the Profession". na.theiia.org. Retrieved 2017-05-11. 
  43. ^ "Presidential Proclamation --Jewish American Heritage Month, 2015". whitehouse.gov. 2015-04-30. Retrieved 2018-05-02. 
  44. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2016". 2016-04-28. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  45. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Foster Care Month, 2016". 2016-04-28. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  46. ^ "Raise CF Awareness". Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  47. ^ "Pediatric Stroke Warriors". Pediatric Stroke Warriors. 
  48. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- African-American Music Appreciation Month, 2016". 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  49. ^ "African-American Music Appreciation Month | The White House". Whitehouse.gov. 2009-06-02. Archived from the original on 2011-12-19. Retrieved 2011-07-15. 
  50. ^ "Alzheimer's Disease and Brain Awareness Month". www.alz.org. Retrieved 2018-01-31. 
  51. ^ "CureHHT". www.curehht.org. 
  52. ^ "National Safety Month". www.nsc.org. Retrieved 2017-06-01. 
  53. ^ "HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)". portal.hud.gov. 
  54. ^ "HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)". portal.hud.gov. 
  55. ^ First Presidential Proclamation 2007, DC Mayoral Proclamation 2001
  56. ^ DC Proclamation 2017
  57. ^ https://www.scribd.com/document/269608883/Wil-15063.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  58. ^ "GBS Awareness Month – Group B Strep Support". gbss.org.uk. 
  59. ^ "National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month (NCCAPM)". Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  60. ^ https://www.asbmb.org/healthobservance/breastfeedingawareness/
  61. ^ http://www.wfmz.com/health/september-chiari-malformation-awareness-month_20160527131019110/19739629
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  63. ^ "September is National Deaf Awareness Month". 2014. Retrieved 2017-04-06. 
  64. ^ "International Week of the Deaf". 2016. Retrieved 2017-04-06. 
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  66. ^ a b "Presidential Proclamation -- National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2015". 2015-09-14. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  67. ^ "National Preparedness Month (ready.gov)". Retrieved 2017-03-20. 
  68. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, 2015". 2015-08-31. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  69. ^ "Every September is National Recovery Month sponsored by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)". 
  70. ^ "Pain Awareness Month History" (PDF). American Chronic Pain Association. 
  71. ^ "September is Sepsis Awareness Month". 2017. Retrieved 2017-07-17. 
  72. ^ "Sickle Cell Awareness Month". www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/sicklecell/index.html. Retrieved 2017-08-03. 
  73. ^ "Home - LGBTHistoryMonth.com". lgbthistorymonth.com. 
  74. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Cybersecurity Awareness month Dysautonomia Awareness Month Month". White House Office of the Press Secretary. Retrieved 9 October 2010. 
  75. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Cybersecurity Awareness Month". 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  76. ^ "National Dental Hygiene Month - ADHA - American Dental Hygienists Association". www.adha.org. 
  77. ^ "Presidential Proclamation -- National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 2015". 2015-09-30. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  78. ^ "October-is-National-Pit-Bull-Awareness-Month". www.nationalpitbullawarenessday.org. 
  79. ^ "National Reading Group Month". www.nationalreadinggroupmonth.org. 
  80. ^ "October is National Work and Family Month". Alliance for Work-Life Progress. 2011-10-01. 
  81. ^ "HEART UK-The Cholesterol Charity". 
  82. ^ "Opening Eyes During Blindness Awareness Month - Eye on the Cure". www.blindness.org. 
  83. ^ "October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month - Kean News". Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  84. ^ "Mouth Cancer Awareness Month". 
  85. ^ "National Adoption Month, Day - Adoption Awareness Month, Day". Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  86. ^ "National Diabetes Month". Retrieved 2016-10-31. 
  87. ^ "National Epilepsy Awareness Month". Retrieved 2017-11-02. 
  88. ^ "Presidential Proclamation- National Native American Heritage Month". 2009-10-30. Retrieved 2016-07-18. 
  89. ^ "Warrior Care Month" (PDF). warriorcare.dodlive. 
  90. ^ "World Quality Month" (PDF). asq.org. 
  91. ^ "World Vegan Month". The Vegan Society. Retrieved 2016-11-02. 
  92. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as National Veterans and Military Families Month". 
  93. ^ "National Career Awareness Month". 

55. First Presidential Proclamation for National Caribbean American Heritage Month was June 6, 2006 by President George Bush. First City to Proclaim Caribbean Heritage Month Washington DC 2000.

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