Social Awareness Causes
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. - National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month - CDC Information
"This year, more than 268,600 women and 2,600 men will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer (cancer that has spread from where it started in the breast into the surrounding healthy tissue), and more than 42,260 will die from the disease. If diagnosed early and treated before it spreads, five-year survival rate for breast cancer is 99 percent." - Prevent Cancer Foundation
National Bullying Prevention Month
"Every October, individuals from across the nation—and around the world—unite with the powerful message that bullying should never be a part of childhood." - Pacer.org
Unity Day: Wear and Share ORANGE! on Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Make it ORANGE and make it end! What are your true colors when it comes to showing that you care about preventing bullying? Come together in one giant ORANGE message of hope and support, WEAR and SHARE ORANGE to color our nation, and even the world, visibly showing that our society believes that no child should ever experience bullying.
Health Literacy Month
What is Health Literacy Month? Health Literacy Month is a time for organizations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. This annual, worldwide, awareness-raising event has been going strong.
Take an online class - CDC
The goal of health education is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to lead healthy lifestyles. - SHAPE America
Start the conversation! Choose one of the three NNLM Reading Club books. Then download the discussion guide, promotional materials, and corresponding health information.
Global Diversity Awareness Month
This October, celebrate Global Diversity Awareness Month and pay tribute to the diverse minds and beliefs held by all cultures around the world. We live in a multicultural society and embracing the values of various cultures only strengthens our understanding and appreciation of the world. Open your mind to new views and ideas, appreciate cultural differences, and enjoy a fresh perspective you may have been missing. It helps you become a true citizen of the world. - National Today
Global Diversity Awareness Month by the Numbers - Census.gov