Adopted City Monthly Cultural Designations
These designations are for use by City bureaus. Diverse and Empowered Employees of Portland (DEEP) is assisting with the organization of different groups working on cultural celebrations. For more information about the City of Portland Monthly Cultural Celebrations, please visit DEEP. These are the general monthly celebration designations adopted by the City of Portland to facilitate coordination and collaboration in celebrating the diversity around us. Bureaus are not limited in their cultural celebrations and may instead choose to celebrate other events or times of cultural significance not listed here.
Please contact DEEP if you are interested in participating in the organization of, collaboration, sponsorship or have ideas on what should be celebrated.
|January||Lunar New Year and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day|
|February||Black History Month|
Women's History Month
|April||Multi-Cultural Communication Month|
|May||Asian Pacific Heritage Month|
|June||LGBTQ2 Pride Month (Lesbian-Gay-BiTrans-Queer-Questioning)|
|July||Independence Day Celebration|
|August||Celebrating Culture Through Food: Cook-Off|
|September||Hispanic Heritage Month and Racial Equality Week|
|October||Disability Employment Awareness Month|
|November||American Indian Heritage Month|
|December||Human Rights Day|