Awareness, Events & Empowerment


January

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

The month of January of every year, advocates, organizations, and individuals unite to raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking.


Human Trafficking Awareness

National Stalking Awareness Month

January is National Stalking Awareness MonthStalking is a serious, prevalent, and dangerous crime that impacts every community in the United States.


Stalking Awareness

February

Black History Month

Black History Month in February celebrates the contributions that people of African Diaspora have made to history in their struggles for freedom and equality and deepens our understanding of our Nation's history.


Black History Month

February is American Heart Awareness Month

February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to learn about your risk for heart disease and the steps you need to take now to help your heart.


American Heart

April

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April marks the 19th anniversary of the observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

North Central Texas College is promoting the advocacy, awareness, and prevention of sexual assault.


Sexual Assault Awareness Month

May

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and wellbeing. Mental illnesses are common and treatable.

Hear from our counselors, find resources, and learn about self-care throughout the month of May.


Mental Health Awareness

June

June is Pride Month

June is known around the world as Pride Month.

A time of parades and celebration for the LGBTQ+ community commemorating the Stonewall Riots that started on June 28, 1969, just 51 years ago at the Stonewall Inn.


PRIDE Month

September

Your Actions, Your Choice

September is Alcohol and Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

A big part of the work of Alcohol Awareness Month is to point out the stigma that still surrounds alcoholism and substance abuse in general.

Suicide is a serious public health problem that can have lasting harmful effects on individuals, families, and communities. Suicide is more than a mental health concern.


Alcohol & Suicide Prevention

Vote with

September is National Voter Registration Month! Check out our guide to make the voter registration and voting process easier to follow so you can Vote with Pride!


Vote with Pride

September/October

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th to October 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of people whose ancestors came from the Caribbean, Central and South America, Mexico, and Spain.


Hispanic Heritage Month

October

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The purpose of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month is recognized each October through educational events, community gatherings, and support groups.


Domestic Violence Awareness

November

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. It is a time to celebrate the culture, contributions and history of the peoples who were the original inhabitants of the United States.


Native American Heritage

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Month

November is Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Month. This year Hunger/Homeless awareness week is November 16—20. A food drive & donation collection has been slated for November 11—24, 2020.


Hunger & Homelessness