Multicultural Segments Face Increased Risks from Coronavirus COVID 19

Multicultural population segments face consistent health challenges, however in a national health crisis, many immigrant populations and people of color face even higher risks. During the Coronavirus COVID 19 Pandemic, as states implement initiatives to protect their populations, there are particular concerns for how to reach those groups that face higher risks.
Why are Immigrant Populations & People of Color facing higher health risks?
There are numerous reasons that may disproportionately affect diverse, multicultural, or immigrant populations. This is not unique to a global health crisis, but also applies to overall health and as discussed in an article Multicultural Healthcare Initiatives – Making a difference many state and local governments continually reach out to multicultural communities.


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2020 Multicultural & Diversity Calendar

Multicultural & Diversity dates that are culturally relevant. From month long celebrations such as Black History Month (February), Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 -October 15), National American Indian Heritage Month (November) and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May) to more specific observances such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (January 21) or the Lunar New Year (February 5), the 2020 multicultural & diversity calendar is incredibly diverse.


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Chinese New Year 2020: Year of the Rat

Multicultural & Diversity dates that are culturally relevant. From month long celebrations such as Black History Month (February), Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 -October 15), National American Indian Heritage Month (November) and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May) to more specific observances such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (January 21) or the Lunar New Year (February 5), the 2020 multicultural & diversity calendar is incredibly diverse.


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Native American Military Traditions

The U.S. Military actively recruits across multicultural segments and as such is a very diverse organization.  In looking at the diversity within the military, one group that stands out is that of Native Americans and their military tradition.


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