2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR UPDATE

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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN UPDATES THE 2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR.  
OUR ABILITY TO REACH THE TALENT IN EVERY PART OF OUR SOCIETY DIRECTLY 
IMPACTS NAVY 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 ALLOWS US TO 
DEMONSTRATE OUR RICH NAVY HERITAGE AND COMMITMENT TO GROWING A 
CULTURALLY DIVERSE FORCE.  ALL COMMANDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUPPORT THESE 
PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AND EVENTS THROUGH NOMINATIONS AND ATTENDANCE.
2.  PLEASE SEE THE WEBSITES LISTED BELOW AND THE NAVY DIVERSITY WEBSITE 
(WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY) FOR MORE INFORMATION.
    A.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
        (NAACP) CONVENTION
        DATE:  12-17 JUL 08
        LOC:  CINCINNATI, OH
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAACP.ORG
    B.  FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  14-18 JUL 08
        LOC:  ANAHEIM, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FEW.ORG
    C.  NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INCORPORATED (TAI) CONVENTION
        DATE:  17-20 JUL 08
        LOC:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
    D.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  21-25 JUL 08
        LOC:  NORFOLK, VA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NNOA.ORG    
    E.  BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT (BIG) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
        DATE:  11-15 AUG 08
        LOC:  NEW ORLEANS, LA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BIGNET.ORG
    F.  NATIONAL LATINA STYLE MAGAZINE SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  5 SEP 08
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LATINASTYLE.COM
    G.  HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCU) WHITE 
        HOUSE INITIATIVE
        DATE:  7-10 SEP 08
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ED.GOV/WHHBCU
    H.  HISPANIC ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY (HESTEC) WEEK
        DATE:  22-27 SEP 08
        LOC:  EDINBURG, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HESTEC.ORG
    I.  MANA LAS PRIMERAS GALA
        DATE:  2 OCT 08
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG
    J.  SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  6-8 OCT 08
        LOC:  BALTIMORE, MD
        WEBSITE:  SOCIETYOFWOMENENGINEERS.SWE.ORG 
    K.  HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION GALA
        DATE:  9 OCT 08
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HISPANICHERITAGE.ORG    
    L.  ACADEMY WOMEN LEADERSHIP TRAINING SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  TBD OCT 08
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ACADEMYWOMEN.ORG
    M.  HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS CORPORATION    
        (HENAAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  9-12 OCT 08
        LOC:  HOUSTON, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HENAAC.ORG	
    N.  SOCIETY OF MEXICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS (MAES) 
        SYMPOSIUM 
        DATE:  23-25 OCT 08
        LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
        WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG
    O.  NATIONAL WOMEN OF COLOR (NWOC) IN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
        DATE:  23-25 OCT 08
        LOC:  DALLAS, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WOMENOFCOLOR.NET
    P.  AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES) 
        CONFERENCE
        DATE:  30 OCT - 1 NOV 08
        LOC:  ANAHEIM, CA
        WEBSITE: WWW.AISES.ORG	    
    Q.  SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE)
        DATE:  12-16 NOV 08
        LOC:  PHOENIX, AZ
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SHPE.ORG
    R.  HBCU/MINORITY INSTITUTIONS CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD DEC 08
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HBCUMICONFERENCE.COM
    S.  BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (BEYA) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  FEB 09
        LOC:  BALTIMORE, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BLACKENGINEEROFTHEYEAR.ORG
    T.  WOMEN IN AVIATION INTERNATIONAL (WAI) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD MAR 09
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE: WWW.WAI.ORG	  
    U.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN HIGHER              
        EDUCATION (NAFEO) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD MAR 09
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAFEO.ORG
    V.  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE) CONVENTION 
        DATE:  25-29 MAR 09
        LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
        WEBSITE: WWW.NSBE.ORG
    W.  NATIONAL IMAGE INC. (IMAGE) TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD MAY 09
        LOC:  SAN ANTONIO, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG
    X.  ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS (ANSO) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD APR-MAY 09
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE: WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG
    Y.  SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (SAIGE)  
        NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  1-5 JUN 09
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SAIGE.ORG
    Z.  HEROES AND HERITAGE (H&H) STUDENT LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 
        DATE:  TBD JUN 09
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HEROESANDHERITAGE.NET 3.  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.  WOMENS EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUG 08
    B.  HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEP-15 OCT 08
    C.  NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH:  1-31 OCT 08
    D.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH:  1-30 NOV 08 
    E.  AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH:  1-28 FEB 09
    F.  NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH:  1-31 MAR 09
    G.  ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH:  1-31 MAY 09 4.  UPDATED 
INFORMATION ON HERITAGE MONTHS, AWARDS, CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS WILL 
BE POSTED ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE WEBSITE AT 
WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY/.
5.  POINT OF CONTACT:  CDR LORI ROE, NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE (OPNAV 
N134), AT (703) 695-3856/DSN 225, OR EMAIL AT 
NXAG_DIVERSITY(AT)NAVY.MIL.
6.  RELEASED BY VADM M. E. FERGUSON, III, N1.// 
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