2007-2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR UPDATE

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GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE QUARTERLY UPDATE TO THE 
2007-2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR.  IMPROVING DIVERSITY IN OUR NAVY 
IS A STRATEGIC IMPERATIVE AND WE ARE COMMITTED TO DEVELOPING, 
IMPLEMENTING, AND IMPROVING STRATEGIES THAT PROMOTE A DIVERSE WORKFORCE 
IN WHICH ALL SAILORS FULFILL THEIR MAXIMUM POTENTIAL.
2.  OUR ABILITY TO REACH THE TALENT THAT RESIDES 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 PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO OUR YOUTH, AS WELL AS FOSTER THE 
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR SAILORS.
ALL COMMANDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUPPORT THESE PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AND 
EVENTS THROUGH ATTENDANCE AND NOMINATIONS.
3.  CONFERENCE, AWARD INFORMATION AND NOMINATION FORMS WILL BE POSTED 
AT EACH ORGANIZATION'S WEBSITE (LISTED BELOW) OR ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY 
DIRECTORATE WEBSITE AS SOON AS THEY ARE MADE AVAILABLE BY THE 
RESPECTIVE ORGANIZATION.  WHILE SPECIFIC DATES AND LOCATIONS FOR SOME 
EVENTS ARE NOT YET PUBLISHED, HISTORICALLY THEY OCCUR IN THE MONTH 
LISTED:
    A.  NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BLACKS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
        DATE:  14 - 17 MAR 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        NOMINATION:  (TBD/EXPECTED) 2008 AWARDS DUE TO NAFEO FEB 08
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.NAFEO.ORG
    B.  ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS (ANSO) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  21 - 23 MAR 07
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG
    C.  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE) CONVENTION
        DATE:  28 MAR 07 - 1 APR 07
        LOC:  COLUMBUS, OH
        NOMINATION:  (TBD/EXPECTED) 2008 AWARDS DUE TO NSBE SEP 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.NSBE.ORG
    D.  NATIONAL IMAGE INC. TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  15 - 20 APR 07
        LOC:  RENO, NV
        NOMINATION:  8 MAR 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG
    E.  FEDERAL ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN COUNCIL (FAPAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  29 MAY 07 - 1 JUN 07
        LOC:  ARLINGTON, VA
        NOMINATION:  21 MAR 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.FAPAC.ORG
    F.  SEA SERVICES LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION (SSLA) CAPT JOY BRIGHT
        HANCOCK AWARD
        DATE:  JUN 07
        LOC:  TBD
        NOMINATION:  (TBD/EXPECTED) DUE TO SSLA APR 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.SEALEADER.ORG
    G.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
        (NAACP) CONVENTION
        DATE:  7 - 12 JUL 07
        LOC:  DETROIT, MI
        NOMINATION:  30 MAY 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.NAACP.ORG
    H.  LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) NATIONAL
        CONVENTION
        DATE:  9 - 14 JUL 07
        LOC:  CHICAGO, IL
        NOMINATION:  1 JUN 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.LULAC.ORG
    I.  FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  14 - 21 JUL 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        NOMINATION:  7 APR 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.FEW.ORG
    J.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  16 - 20 JUL 07
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.NNOA.ORG
    K.  NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INCORPORATED (TAI) CONVENTION
        DATE:  21 - 25 JUL 07
        LOC:  DALLAS, TX
        NOMINATION:  (TBD/EXPECTED) DUE TO TAI BY JUN 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
    L.  HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION GALA
        DATE:  TBD SEP 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.HISPANICHERITAGE.ORG
    M.  NATIONAL LATINA STYLE MAGAZINE SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  6 SEP 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        NOMINATION:  (TBD/EXPECTED) DUE TO LATINA STYLE BY JUN 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.LATINASTYLE.COM
    N.  HBCU WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE
        DATE:  TBD SEP 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
    O.  HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS CORPORATION
        (HENAAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  11 - 13 OCT 07
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        NOMINATION:  8 JUN 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.HENAAC.ORG
    P.  NATIONAL WOMEN OF COLOR IN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
        DATE:  19 - 21 OCT 07
        LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.WOMENOFCOLOR.NET
    Q.  SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  25 - 27 OCT 07
        LOC:  NASHVILLE, TN
        NOMINATION:  31 MAR 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.SWE.ORG
    R.  SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS (MAES)
        DATE:  25 - 27 OCT 07
        LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG
    S.  SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE) AWARD
        CONFERENCE
        DATE:  31 OCT - 4 NOV 08
        LOC:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
        NOMINATION:  (TBD/EXPECTED) DUE TO SHPE SEP 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.SHPE.ORG
    T.  AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES)
        CONFERENCE
        DATE:  1 - 3 NOV 07
        LOC:  PHOENIX, AZ
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.AISES.ORG
    U.  HBCU/MINORITY INSTITUTIONS CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD DEC 07
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.HBCUMICONFERENCE.COM
    V.  BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (BEY) AWARD CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD FEB 08
        LOC:  TBD
        NOMINATION:  (TBD/EXPECTED) 2008 AWARDS DUE TO BEY AUG 07
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.BLACKENGINEEROFTHEYEAR.ORG
    W.  WOMEN IN AVIATION CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD FEB 08
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.WAI.ORG
4.  MOST DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY AWARD NOMINATIONS (ACTIVE DUTY, 
RESERVIST AND CIVILIANS) ARE DUE TO THE DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE OFFICE 
(OPNAV N134) FOR BOARD SELECTION AT LEAST 45 DAYS PRIOR TO AWARD 
PRESENTATION DATE.
5.  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 HISTORY MONTH:  1 - 31 MAR 07
    B.  HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY:  15 APR 07
    C.  DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE:  15 - 22 APR 07
    D.  ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH:  1 - 31 MAY 07
    E.  WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUG 07
    F.  HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEP - 15 OCT 07
    G.  NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH:  1 - 31 OCT 07
    H.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH:  1 - 30 NOV 07 6.  
UPDATED INFORMATION ON HERITAGE MONTHS, AWARDS, AND 
CONFERENCE/SYMPOSIUMS WILL BE POSTED ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE 
WEBSITE AT HTTP:/WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY/.
7.  POINT OF CONTACT:  LT MATT HOOKER (NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE)
(703) 695-2389/DSN 225 OR EMAIL AT NXAG_DIVERSITY@NAVY.MIL.
8.  RELEASED BY RADM E. MASSO, N1B.//
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