September 7: Labor Day
Celebrates the historic struggles of workers in the United States to achieve safer working conditions, shorter hours, and humane restrictions on child labor while contributing to productive economies.
August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Celebrates the richness of indigenous cultures and recognizes the challenges indigenous peoples face today, ranging from poverty and disease to dispossession, discrimination and denial of basic human rights.
September 8: International Literacy Day
Supports awareness of the importance of persons being able to read and write in order to participate in today’s economic, legal, health and social environments.
September 17: Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
Commemorates the ratification in 1787 of the United States Constitution, the organization of government, and rights of citizenship. Also honors all who have become United States citizens.
September 21: International Day of Peace
Calls for continual working for peace and reduction of use of violence in attempting to solve problems among individuals and all levels of human interaction.