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Events and Calendar

MDHR Events and Calendar

Each month of the year, MDHR offers the opportunity for celebration and education at area events. MDHR posts community events for Human Rights Commissions and partners as a public service.

Events and Training

Minnesota Department of Human Rights offers collaboration opportunities and host several events throughout the year. Different events can be found under our calendar regarding on special monthly topics.

For other event and training, please visit MDHR’s Facebook or email Any other inquires about event, please contact Jonathan Wong at 320.407.8285.

If you have an event to submit, please email to or Jonathan Wong with the title "Event Submission to MDHR website." Any collaboration or speaker request, please visit Speaker Request page.

MLK speaking on a podium

January: Martin Luther King Day

January: Martin Luther King Day. Find out more MLK events in your community.

National convention

February: Black History Month

Originating in 1926 by African American historian and scholar Carter G. Woodson as a week-long celebration, the Black History has expanded to a month-long series of activities since 1976. Read more to learn about Black History Month in Minnesota.

Historical Women Witnessing a signing ceremony

March: Women's History Month

In 1987, the United States Congress officially designated the month of March as National Women History Month. The Minnesota Department of Human Rights would like to take this chance to recognize the achievements of Minnesota women and dedicate this page to highlight the events and celebrations throughout the state. 

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