CELEBRATING DIVERSITY IN SOUTHERN VERMONT

To celebrate the heritage of the many peoples that make up this great state of Vermont, we will be creating a series of heritage blogs to focus on a different group each month.

Throughout 2022, we will update ManchesterVermont.com with 7 separate blogs highlighting different cultures. In learning our history, we create a better future.

February – Black History Month
March – Women’s History Month
April – Arab American Heritage Month
May – Asian American Heritage Month
June – LGBTQ+ Month
Sept 15-Oct 15 – Hispanic Heritage Month
November – National Native American Heritage Month

Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month

Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month

Sept. 15 — through Oct. 15: Hispanic Heritage Month honors both Hispanic and Latino/a or Latinx cultures. (Latinx: pronounced Latin-Ex, a term recently gaining popularity that offers a gender-neutral alternative.) It began in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson, who...

The Arts, our History and Diversity

The Arts, our History and Diversity

The Arts, our History, and Diversity Manchester and its surrounding area is home to many wonderful organizations that are always working to give back and support the local community. The numerous programs which lend a helping hand, have made Manchester a wonderful...

LGBTQ+ Pride Month

LGBTQ+ Pride Month

LGBTQ+ Communities Heritage BlogCELEBRATING DIVERSITY IN SOUTHERN VERMONT - LGBTQ+ PRIDE Month Nationally Pride Month is celebrated in June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, aka the Stonewall Riots. At the time, the New York liquor authority routinely denied...

Arab American History Month

Arab American History Month

CELEBRATING DIVERSITY IN SOUTHERN VERMONT: ARAB AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH Celebrating Arab American Heritage Month begins by understanding that the term "Arab" is a cultural and linguistic term.  "Arab" is not a race, nor a religion. It refers to people who speak Arabic...

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

Celebrating Diversity in Southern Vermont Women’s History Month We are thrilled to celebrate the many Vermont women who have made a difference - both locally and beyond. It's impossible to share every story, but here are a few of our favorites worth noting. In Vermont...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Celebrating Diversity in Southern Vermont - Black History Month Welcome to part one (of a seven-part blog series) entitled, “Celebrating Diversity in Southern Vermont”.  This month, we are celebrating Black History Month. Black History is American History; it honors...

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