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Jan
1
Tue
all-day National Mentoring Month
National Mentoring Month
Jan 1 all-day
National Mentoring Month
January 1 marks the start of National Mentoring Month, which focuses national attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us—individuals, businesses, government agencies, schools, faith communities and nonprofits—can work together to increase the number of mentors to assure positive outcomes for our young people.
Jan
16
Wed
all-day National Religious Freedom Day
National Religious Freedom Day
Jan 16 all-day
National Religious Freedom Day
Each year, the President declares January 16th to be Religious Freedom Day, and calls upon Americans to “observe this day through appropriate events and activities in homes, schools, and places of worship.”   National Religious Freedom Day commemorates the Virginia General Assembly’s adoption of Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom on January 16, 1786. That statute became the basis
Jan
17
Thu
8:00 am 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training... @ OC Human Relations Offices
40-Hour Basic Mediation Training... @ OC Human Relations Offices
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:45 pm
The 40-Hour Basic Mediation training is presented by OC Human Relations mediation professionals and is composed of 5 8-hour sessions. Mediation is a voluntary method of dispute resolution in which the parties settle their dispute with the aid of a trained mediator or a co-mediator team. Agreements are reached through effective communication, negotiation, compromise and exploration of options. Any dispute
Jan
21
Mon
all-day Martin Luther King Day
Martin Luther King Day
Jan 21 all-day
Martin Luther King Day
This national holiday commemorates the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., because of the tremendous impact he had on the United States and the world. Dr. King was a dreamer, a doer, an activist, an intellectual, and a leader, above all. His ideas about equality, justice, compassion, and civility have informed and inspired generations of Americans.  MLK
Feb
1
Fri
all-day African American History Month
African American History Month
Feb 1 all-day
African American History Month
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society. As a Harvard-trained historian, Carter G. Woodson, like W. E.

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