Each February, Americans observe Black History Month, which was founded by Carter G. Woodson, the son of former slaves, and the “Father of Black History,” to celebrate the achievements of Black Americans and recognize the central role they had in shaping U.S. history.
Visit our Black History Month Celebration web page for more information.
Delaware County is proud to partner with Widener University, the Philadelphia Union, the Downtown Cultural Arts and Technology Center, and America250PADelco to host the 2nd Annual Delaware County MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 15, 2024, in celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Built upon the foundation of Dr. King's enduring principles of equality, social justice, and compassion, the Day of Service will include a variety of events created to inspire and engage the community. Emphasizing volunteerism and unity, each activity is designed to honor Dr. King's legacy by addressing current social issues, fostering inclusivity, and promoting a culture of peace and understanding.
Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, also known as Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI) is an annual celebration in May that recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander descent recognized in the United States.
Visit our Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month “Celebration” web page for more information.