The month of June was chosen for LGBTQIA+ Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. In schools and classrooms, LGBTQIA+ Pride Month is an excellent time to talk about LGBTQIA+ people and their struggles to achieve equal rights and treatment in all aspects of their lives.
On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee.
In the United States, over 90 people die and hundreds more are injured by gun violence every single day. This month, we seek to raise awareness of the devastating gun violence that impacts communities nationwide