Days of Significance (December 2019)

Posted December 2, 2019

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world!

If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher or Mr. Dickieson. If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would love to hear from you.

Equity

Days of Significance (December 2019)

December 1-24 Advent Christian
December 1 World Aids Day UN
December 2 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery UN
December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities UN
December 6 Saint Nicholas Day

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Christian
December 8 Immaculate Conception of Mary Day Catholic Christian
December 10 International Human Rights Day UN
December 15-25 Posadas Navidenas Hispanic Christian
December 18 International Migrants Day UN
December 22-30 Hanukkah Jewish
December 25 Christmas

Feast of the Nativity

Orthodox Christian
December 26 Zarathosht Diso Zoroastrian
December 26-January 1 Kwanzaa – Celebration of African Culture

*Days may vary a few days before or after the indicated date due to the moon sightings and time zones for some Days of Significance.*

These Dates were taken from UGDSB Equity and Inclusion Calendar 2019-2020.

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