2007-2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR UPDATE

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SUBJ/2007-2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR UPDATE// 


RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN UPDATES THE QUARTERLY 2007-2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS 
CALENDAR.  IMPROVING NAVY S DIVERSITY IS A STRATEGIC IMPERATIVE AND WE 
ARE COMMITTED TO DEVELOPING, IMPLEMENTING, AND IMPROVING PROGRAMS THAT 
PROMOTE A DIVERSE WORKFORCE IN WHICH ALL SAILORS FULFILL THEIR MAXIMUM 
POTENTIAL.
2.  OUR ABILITY TO REACH THE TALENT IN EVERY PART OF OUR SOCIETY 
DIRECTLY IMPACTS NAVY'S MISSION SUCCESS.  OUTREACH EVENTS AND AWARDS 
PROVIDE EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITIES TO INFORM THE COMMUNITY ABOUT THE MANY 
NAVY PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO OUR YOUTH; THEY ALSO FOSTER THE PERSONAL AND 
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR SAILORS.  PARTICIPATION ALSO ALLOWS US 
TO DEMONSTRATE OUR NAVY S RICH HERITAGE AND COMMITMENT TO GROWING A 
CULTURALLY DIVERSE FORCE.  ALL COMMANDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUPPORT THESE 
PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AND EVENTS THROUGH NOMINATIONS AND ATTENDANCE.
3.  PLEASE SEE THE WEBSITES LISTED BELOW AND THE NAVY S DIVERSITY 
WEBSITE (HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY) FOR MORE 
INFORMATION.
    A.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
(NAACP) CONVENTION
        DATE:  7-12 JUL 07
        LOC:  DETROIT, MI
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAACP.ORG
    B.  LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) NATIONAL 
CONVENTION
        DATE:  9-14 JUL 07
        LOC:  CHICAGO, IL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LULAC.ORG
    C.  FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  14-21 JUL 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FEW.ORG
    D.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  16-20 JUL 07
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NNOA.ORG
    E.  NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INCORPORATED (TAI) CONVENTION
        DATE:  21-25 AUG 07
        LOC:  DALLAS, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
    F.  HBCU WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE
        DATE:  TBD SEP 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
    G.  NATIONAL LATINA STYLE MAGAZINE SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  6 SEP 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        AWARD NOMINATION:  TBD AUG 07
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LATINASTYLE.COM
    H.  HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION GALA
        DATE:  11 OCT 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HISPANICHERITAGE.ORG
    I.  HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS CORPORATION
(HENAAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  11-13 OCT 07
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HENAAC.ORG
    J.  SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  25-27 OCT 07
        LOC:  NASHVILLE, TN
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SWE.ORG
    K.  SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS (MAES) 
SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  25-27 OCT 07
        LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG
    L.  SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  31 OCT - 4 NOV 07
        LOC:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
        AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE BY 1 JUL 07
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SHPE.ORG
    M.  NATIONAL WOMEN OF COLOR IN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
        DATE:  1-3 NOV 07
        LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WOMENOFCOLOR.NET
    N.  AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES)
        CONFERENCE
        DATE:  1-3 NOV 07
        LOC:  PHOENIX, AZ
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AISES.ORG
    O.  BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (BEY) AWARD CONFERENCE
        DATE:  14-16 FEB 08
        LOC:  BALTIMORE, MD
        NOMINATION:  DUE TO BEY 31 AUG 07
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BLACKENGINEEROFTHEYEAR.ORG
    P.  WOMEN IN AVIATION (WAI) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  13-15 MAR 08
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WAI.ORG
    Q.  NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BLACKS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
        DATE:  14-17 MAR 08
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAFEO.ORG
    R.  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE) CONVENTION
        DATE:  19-23 MAR 08
        LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
        AWARD NOMINATION:  TBD SEP 07
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NSBE.ORG
    S.  NATIONAL IMAGE INC. TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD APR 08
        LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG
    T.  ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS (ANSO) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  30 APR - 3 MAY 08
        LOC:  NORFOLK, VA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG
    U.  FEDERAL ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN COUNCIL (FAPAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD JUN 08
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FAPAC.ORG
    V.  21ST ANNUAL WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  TBD MAR OR JUN 08
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SEALEADER.ORG
    W.  SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (SAIGE)
        FIFTH NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  4-8 JUN 08
        LOC:  TRAVERSE CITY, MI
4.  IN ADDITION TO THE CONFERENCES LISTED ABOVE, COMMANDS ARE 
ENCOURAGED TO TAKE TIME TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND CELEBRATE THE FOLLOWING 
HERITAGE CELEBRATIONS AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES:
    A.  WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUG 07
     B.  HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEP - 15 OCT 07
    C.  NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH:  1-31 OCT 07
    D.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH:  1-30 NOV 07
    E.  MARTIN LUTHER KING'S BIRTHDAY:  JAN 08
    F.  BLACK HISTORY MONTH:  FEB 08
    G.  WOMENS HISTORY MONTH:  MAR 08
    H.  HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY:  APR 08
    I.  DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE:  APR 08
    J.  ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH:  MAY 08 5.  UPDATED INFORMATION 
ON HERITAGE MONTHS, AWARDS, AND CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS WILL BE 
POSTED ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE WEBSITE.
6.  POINT OF CONTACT IS LT MATT HOOKER, NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE, AT 
(703) 695-2389/DSN 225 OR EMAIL AT NXAG_DIVERSITY(AT)NAVY.MIL.
7.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1// 


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