CIED Resources

The Committee on Institutional Equity and Diversity (CIED) has developed a diverse resource page on monthly observances. Please check back soon for additional resources in the upcoming months.

A comprehensive list of all monthly observances is also available on the CIED Diversity Calendar.


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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May)



LGBTQ+ Pride Month (June)

Language and communication are more than just using requested pronouns. Although this is important as well, learn the definitions for some common terms relating to the LGBTQIA+ community and guidance on how and where to use them.

CUNY Resources

LGBTQ Communities

Mental Health and Wellness



Additional Resources


Disability Pride Month (July)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • ADA website maintained by Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice features legal information, design standards, technical assistance materials, and enforcement
  • Virtual exhibits on ADA 30, at the NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

History of the Disability Rights Movement

Disability Pride Month

Disability Diversity