2012 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR

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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN PUBLISHES THE 2012 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR. 

2.  REACHING THE TALENT THAT RESIDES 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; 
THEY ALSO FOSTER THE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR SAILORS.  
PARTICIPATION ALLOWS US TO DEMONSTRATE OUR RICH NAVY HERITAGE.  AFFINITY GROUP 
AWARD INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON THE CONFERENCE WEBSITES LISTED.  

3.  VISIT THE NAVY DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION WEBSITE AT 
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/SUPPORT/DIVERSITY/PAGES/DEFAULT2.ASPX
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUTREACH EVENTS.  THE FOLLOWING 
OUTREACH EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY SCHEDULED:
    A.  CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL & PARADE
        DATE:  28 JANUARY 2012
        LOCATION:  LOS ANGELES, CA
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.LAGOLDENDRAGONPARADE.COM/

    B.  LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE 
CONFERENCE
        DATE:  15-16 FEBRUARY 2012
        LOCATION:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LULAC.ORG   
    C.  SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS (MAES) LEADERSHIP 
CONFERENCE
        DATE:  15-18 FEBRUARY 2012
        LOCATION:  HOUSTON, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG
    D.  BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (BEYA) AWARDS AND STEM CONFERENCE
        DATE: 16-18 FEBRUARY 2012
        LOCATION:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BLACKENGINEEROFTHEYEAR.ORG
    E.  ASIAN AMERICAN ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (AAEOY) AND CONFERENCE
        DATE:  2-3 MARCH 2012
        LOCATION:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE:  WWW.CIE-USA.ORG
    F.  SEA SERVICE LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION (SSLA) WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  5-6 MARCH 2012
        LOCATION:  NATIONAL HARBOR, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SEALEADER.ORG
    G.  WOMEN IN AVIATION INTERNATIONAL (WAI) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  8-10 MARCH 2012
        LOCATION:  DALLAS, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WAI.ORG
    H.  23RD ANNUAL NATIONAL AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIR 
(NAISEF)
        DATE:  22-24 MARCH 2012
        LOCATION:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AISES.ORG/EVENTS/NAISEF
    I.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION (NAFEO) 
NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BLACKS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
        DATE:  25-28 MARCH 2012
        LOCATION:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAFEO.ORG 
    J.  HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU) CAPITOL FORUM 
ON HISPANIC HIGHER EDUCATION
        DATE:  26-27 MARCH 2012
        LOCATION:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HACU.NET/HACU/CAPITOL_FORUM3_EN.ASP
    K.  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE) CONVENTION
        DATE:  28 MARCH - 1 APRIL 2012
        LOCATION:  PITTSBURGH, PA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NSBE.ORG
    L.  NUESTRO FUTURO 2011 LATINO EDUCATION/STEM CONFERENCE
        DATE:  12 APRIL 2012
        LOCATION:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LATINOMAGAZINE.COM
    M.  ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER (AAPI) SUMMIT
        DATE:  25 APRIL 2012
        LOCATION:  LOS ANGELES, CA
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.COLLEGEBOARD.ORG
    N.  ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER (AAPI) SUMMIT
        DATE: 30 APRIL - 4 MAY 2012
        LOCATION:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  HTTP://WWW.COLLEGEBOARD.ORG
    O.  FEDERAL ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN COUNCIL (FAPAC)
        DATE:  30 APRIL - 4 MAY 2012
        LOCATION:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FAPAC.ORG
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  1 MARCH 2012
    P.  PATRIOTS TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER YOUTH SUMMIT ON TECHNOLOGY
        DATE:  5 MAY 2012
        LOCATION:  BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.PATRIOTS-TTC.ORG  
    Q.  NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RACE AND ETHNICITY (NCORE) IN AMERICAN HIGHER 
EDUCATION 
        DATE:  29 MAY - 2 JUNE 2012
        LOCATION:  NEW YORK, NY
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NCORE.OU.EDU
    R.  ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND (APIASF) HIGHER 
EDUCATION SUMMIT SERIES
        DATE:  TBD JUNE 2012
        LOCATION:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.APIASF.ORG

    S.  SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (SAIGE) NATIONAL 
TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  4-8 JUNE 2012
        LOCATION:  DENVER, CO
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SAIGE.ORG
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  16 APRIL 2012
    T.  DOD DIVERSITY SUMMIT
        DATE:  6 JUNE 2012
        LOCATION:  WASHINGTON, DC
    U.  ASIAN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE NETWORK (AAGEN) CAREER PLANNING 
CONFERENCE
        DATE:  7 JUNE 2012
        LOCATION:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AAGEN.ORG
    V.  ACADEMIC, CULTURAL, TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENTIFIC OLYMPICS AND NATIONAL 
ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (ACT-SO/NAACP) CONVENTION
        DATE:  4-12 JULY 2012
        LOCATION:  HOUSTON, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAACP.ORG
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  10 MAY 2012
    W.  JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAGUE (JACL) NATIONAL CONVENTION
        DATE:  5-8 JULY 2012
        LOCATION:  BELLEVUE, WA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.JACL.ORG
    X.  FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  16-18 JULY 2012
        LOCATION:  DETROIT, MI
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FEW.ORG
        2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  24 MAY 2012
    Y.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICER ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE (NNOA)
        DATE:  23-27 JULY 2012
        LOCATION:  NEW ORLEANS, LA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NNOA.ORG
    Z.  TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INC (TAI) NATIONAL CONVENTION
        DATE:  31 JULY - 4 AUGUST 2012
        LOCATION:  LAS VEGAS, NV
        WEBSITE:  WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
    AA.  BLACK DATA PROCESSING ASSOCIATES (BDPA)
         DATE:  1-4 AUGUST 2012
         LOCATION:  BALTIMORE, MD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.BDPA.ORG
    BB.  ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICER (ANSO) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
         DATE:  6-10 AUGUST 2012
         LOCATION:  SAN DIEGO, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG
    CC.  BUD BILLIKEN PARADE
         DATE:  11 AUGUST 2012
         LOCATION:  CHICAGO, IL 
    DD.  BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT (BIG) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
         DATE:  13-16 AUGUST 2012
         LOCATION:  DETROIT, MI
         WEBSITE:  WWW.BIGNET.ORG
         2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  28 JUNE 2012
    EE.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS (NAAAP) NATIONAL 
CONVENTION
         DATE:  23-25 AUGUST 2012
         LOCATION:  NEW YORK, NY
         WEBSITE:  WWW.NAAAP.ORG
    FF.  NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEXICAN AMERICAN RIGHTS (NOMAR) TRAINING 
CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS MEETING
         DATE:  28-31 AUGUST 2012
         LOCATION:  TBD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.NOMARINC.ORG
         2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  13 JULY 2012
    GG.  MANA HERMANITAS SUMMER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
         DATE:  TBD AUGUST 2012
         LOCATION:  TBD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG
    HH.  ASIAN HERITAGE AWARDS (AHA)
         DATE:  TBD AUGUST 2012
         LOCATION:  TBD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.ASIAMEDIAINC.COM
    II.  HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES (HBCU) - WHITE HOUSE 
INITIATIVE
         DATE:  TBD SEPTEMBER 2012
         LOCATION:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.ED.GOV/WHHBCU
    JJ.  HISPANIC ENGINEERING, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (HESTEC) WEEK
         DATE:  TBD SEPTEMBER 2012
         LOCATION:  EDINBURG, TX
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HESTEC.ORG
    KK.  JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAGUE (JACL) NATIONAL CONVENTION
         DATE:  TBD SEPTEMBER 2012
         LOCATION:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.JACL.ORG
    LL.  NATIONAL IMAGE, INC. TRAINING CONFERENCE
         DATE:  9-14 SEPTEMBER 2012
         LOCATION:  LOS ANGELES, CA
         WEBSITE:  WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG
         2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  23 JULY 2012
    MM.  SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS (MAES) SYMPOSIUM
         DATE:  TBD OCTOBER 2012
         LOCATION:  OAKLAND, CA 
         WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG
    NN.  HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS CORPORATION (HENAAC) 
CONFERENCE
         DATE:  11-13 OCTOBER 2012
         LOCATION:  LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL
         WEBSITE:  WWW.GREATMINDSINSTEM.ORG
         2012 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  30 AUGUST 2012
    OO.  HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU)
         DATE:  20-22 OCTOBER 2012
         LOCATION:  WASHINGTON, DC
         WEBSITE:  WWW.HACU.NET/HACU/ANNUAL_CONFERENCE1_EN.ASP
    PP.  WHO'S WHO IN ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES (WWAAC)
         DATE:  21 OCTOBER 2012
         LOCATION:  ATLANTA, GA
         WEBSITE: WWW.SACHIKOTO.COM
    QQ.  THURGOOD MARSHALL LEADERSHIP TRAINING CONFERENCE (TMCF)
         DATE:  26-30 OCTOBER 2012
         LOCATION:  NEW YORK, NY
         WEBSITE:  WWW.THURGOODMARSHALLFUND.ORG
    RR.  SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) CONF
         DATE:  8-10 NOVEMBER 2012
         LOCATION:  HOUSTON, TX
         WEBSITE:  WWW.SWE.ORG
    SS.  SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE)
         DATE:  14-18 NOVEMBER 2012
         LOCATION:  FT WORTH, TX
         WEBSITE:  WWW.SHPE.ORG    
    TT.  NAVAL OFFICER MENTORSHIP ASSOC (NOMA) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
         DATE:  TBD 
         LOCATION:  TBD
         WEBSITE:  WWW.NAVALOFFICERMENTORSHIP.ORG

4.  IN ADDITION TO THE CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS LISTED, COMMANDS ARE HIGHLY 
ENCOURAGED TO TAKE TIME TO CELEBRATE THE FOLLOWING HERITAGE CELEBRATIONS AND 
NATIONAL OBSERVANCES:
    A.  AFRICAN AMERICAN/BLACK HISTORY MONTH:  1-29 FEBRUARY 2012
    B.  NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH:  1-31 MARCH 2012
    C.  DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE:  18-25 APRIL 2012
    D.  HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY:  19 APRIL 2012
    E.  ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH:  1-31 MAY 2012
    F.  WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUGUST 2012
    G.  NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEPTEMBER - 14 OCTOBER 2012
    H.  NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH:  1-31 OCTOBER 2012
    I.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE HERITAGE MONTH:  1-30 NOVEMBER 2012
    J.  PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY:  7 DECEMBER 2012

5.  UPDATED INFORMATION ON HERITAGE MONTHS, AWARDS, CONFERENCES, AND 
SYMPOSIUMS WILL BE POSTED ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION WEBSITE AT 
HTTP://WWW.PUBLIC.NAVY.MIL/BUPERS-NPC/SUPPORT/DIVERSITY/PAGES/DEFAULT2.ASPX.

6.  POINT OF CONTACT IS CDR ELIZABETH GRACIA, NAVY DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION 
(OPNAV N134), AT (703) 604-5082 OR VIA E-MAIL AT ELIZABETH.GRACIA(AT)NAVY.MIL.

7.  RELEASED BY VICE ADMIRAL S. R. VAN BUSKIRK, N1.//

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