Category: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

History: GSWNY Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

This month, the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! While we aren’t able to highlight every one of these amazing and diverse cultures, each week will feature an overall theme with related information. Today, we’re talking about AAPI history. […]

May 2021 DEI Celebrations Round-Up

On behalf of the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, every month we’re highlighting different holidays and events that are celebrated by people around the world. DEI Celebrations in May include Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month; Older Americans Month; Jewish American Heritage Month; Mental Health Awareness […]

April 2021 DEI Celebrations Round-Up

On behalf of the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, every month we’re highlighting different holidays and events that are celebrated by people around the world. DEI Celebrations in April include the ends of Passover and Deaf History Month; National Autism Month; Easter; Ramadan; Earth Day’ and Arbor […]

Recognizing Deaf History Month 2021

Deaf History Month is a time to commemorate and recognize the accomplishments of people who hard of hearing and deaf. It spans two months, March 13 to April 15, to include three significant days for the Deaf community: April 15, 1817 The last day of Deaf History Month […]

World Down Syndrome Day 2021

The following is a guest post written by our CEO, Alison Wilcox I have shared this photo before of my sister Justine and I, circa 1985.  We were proudly sporting our brand new Girl Guides of Canada uniforms and you can see the excitement on our faces.  Our […]

March 2021 DEI Celebrations Round-Up

On behalf of the GSWNY Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, every month we’re highlighting different holidays and events that are celebrated by people around the world. DEI Celebrations in March include Women’s History Month; International Women’s Day; the beginning of Deaf History Month; Pi Day; St. Patrick’s Day; […]