ACHCA values and seeks to advance and promote diverse and inclusive participation within the organization regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, or disability. 

This Committee aims to create a culture of inclusive leadership in the long-term care industry that supports the goals and development of the diversity of the people we care for and the staff who care for them. Its mission focused on Member Engagement and Program Development. 


June 2023 Diversity Calendar

6/2 – Indian Citizenship Act of 1924: This act granted Native Americans born in the U.S. citizenship. However, they were not given the right to vote until 1957 

6/5 – World Environment Day

6/11 – Race Unity Day

6/19 – Juneteenth: This day commemorates when the last African Americans learned of the Emancipation Proclamation (over two years after it was originally issued)

6/20 – World Refugee Day

6/21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day (Canada)

6/24 – St-Jean-Baptiste Day (Quebec)

6/26-7/1 – The Hajj: This day begins the annual pilgrimage to Mecca that all Muslims must take once in their lives

6/27 – Helen Keller’s Birthday: This day celebrates the birth of Helen Kellen, an individual who was both blind and deaf. She was one of the co-founders of the ACLU.

6/28 – Eid al-Adha (Muslim)

Resources: https://www.diversityresources.com; Celebrate diversity; Schedule respectfully.




ACHCA members, if you have questions on how to GET INVOLVED, contact any committee member! 

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June Observances:

  • Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
  • Black Music Month
  • National Caribbean American Heritage Month
  • Pride Month (LGBTQ+)