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CELEBRATING DIVERSITY: JULY AND AUGUST 2014 CALENDAR
Thursday, July 17, 2014

By the International and Multicultural Committee

This calendar is provided by the International and Multicultural Committee to celebrate diversity at Orange Coast College and in our community.

The following are celebrations of diversity for June 2014:
The following are celebrations of diversity for July 2014:
• 20 – Tisha B’av (Jewish)
• 23 – Lailat-ul-Qadr (Islamic, Muslim)
• 24 – Pioneer Day (Mormon)
• 26 – Anniversary of the Signing of the American’s with Disabilities Act (United States, in 1990)
• 27 – Parents Day (United States)
• 28 – Eid-Al-Fitr (Islamic, Muslim)
• 31 – Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola (Spain, Roman Catholic)
The following are celebrations of diversity for August 2014:
• 1 – Lammas and Lughnassad (Britain, Pagan, United States)
• 9 – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
• 10 – Raksha Bandhan (India, Hinduism)
• 14 – Pakistan’s Independence Day
• 15 – India’s Independence Day
• 15 – Assumption of the Virgin Mary (Catholic)
• 15 – Liberation Day (Korea, South Korea)
• 18 – Krishna Janmashtami (Hinduism)
• 26 – Women’s Equality Day (United States)
• 28 – March on Washington Anniversary (46th) (United States)
• 28 to September 1 – Santa-Call-Gon Days Festival: Independence, Missouri (United States)
• 30 – Paryushana (Jainism, India)
*Note: Many holy days begin at sundown the day before the date listed.
For information on this column or to submit an event or article, please contact Vinta Oviatt, IMC co-secretary, at voviatt@occ.cccd.edu; Dr. Rendell Drew or Dr. Michael Mandelkern, IMC co-chairs; or any member of our committee.


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This is a special mid-summer issue of Coast to Coast. The next regular issue will be Thursday, August 28. Submission deadline is 4:30 p.m. Monday, August 24. Submit articles to Mary Roda at mroda@occ.cccd.edu. Coast to Coast will resume regular publication on Thursday, August 28.