City of Los Angeles Heritage Month Celebrations

Latino Heritage Month (LHM): September

September is Latino Heritage Month! This year our Latino Heritage Month Calendar and Cultural Guide will feature over 100 events across the region that celebrate and honor our Latino communities.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTHM): June

The first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage Month (LGBT HM) Celebration in LA began in 2011.

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Asian Pacific American (APAHM): May 2020

The first Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month (APIAHM) Celebration in LA began when DCA produced the first Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Calendar in 2004.

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African American Heritage Month (AAHM): February

The first African American Heritage Month (AAHM) Celebration in LA began in 1949 when Mayor Fletcher Bowron issued the first proclamation calling for all citizens to celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans. In 1959, the opening ceremony was moved to City Hall. In 1976, the entire month of February was officially declared African American History Month in LA. Every Mayor since then has recognized the month, especially the late Mayor Tom Bradley.

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American Indian Heritage Month (AIHM):  November

The first American Indian Heritage Month (AIHM) Celebration in LA began in 2006 when DCA produced the first American Indian Heritage Month publication.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTHM): June

The first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage Month (LGBT HM) Celebration in LA began in 2011.

Download 2019 Program Guide

 

Asian Pacific American (APAHM): May

The first Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month (APIAHM) Celebration in LA began when DCA produced the first Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Calendar in 2004.

Download 2019 Program Guide

 

African American Heritage Month (AAHM): February

The first African American Heritage Month (AAHM) Celebration in LA began in 1949 when Mayor Fletcher Bowron issued the first proclamation calling for all citizens to celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans. In 1959, the opening ceremony was moved to City Hall. In 1976, the entire month of February was officially declared African American History Month in LA. Every Mayor since then has recognized the month, especially the late Mayor Tom Bradley.

Download 2019 Program Guide

 

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