• June Observances

    All Month
    Pride Month – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan.

    National Gun Violence Awareness Month – calls on all Americans to promote awareness of gun violence and gun safety. Wear orange on June 2nd, National Gun Violence Awareness Day, in remembrance of the victims of gun violence.

    Caribbean American Heritage Month – recognizes the significance of Caribbean people and their descendants in the history and culture of the United States.

    National Cancer Survivor's Day (June 4) – a CELEBRATION for those who have survived, an INSPIRATION for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of SUPPORT for families, and an OUTREACH to the community.

    D-Day (June 6) – the US played a big part in planning and executing the largest invasion by sea, where allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy in an effort to liberate France from German occupation.

    Flag Day (June 14) – celebrates the birth of the US flag (June 14, 1777).

    Father's Day (June 18) – a day to commemorate the role fathers and father figures play in people’s lives.

    Juneteenth (June 19) – is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

    First Day of Summer (June 21) – summer solstice; longest day of the year.

    National PTSD Awareness Day (June 27) – talking about a silent disorder.