DICE Heritage Month Celebrations

The CBA's DICE Program is pleased to celebrate the people and cultures that make up Chicagoland's legal community and beyond. Have something to add to the events and celebrations listed below? Send notification via email here.

September 15-October 15 - National Hispanic American Heritage Month
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

National Hispanic Heritage Month - U.S. Government Informational Website
How to Celebrate Hispanic History Month in Chicago - Tips from Choose Chicago

Pride Month

June - Pride Month
Pride month is an annual celebration of the  LGBTQA+ community. Starting with the Stonewall Uprising in June 1969, Pride Month both commemorates and celebrates LGBTQA+ activism and culture through the years.

For a list of LGBTQA+ seminars and meetings click here.  

Other Resources:
Guide to Pride Month - Choose Chicago's Guide to Pride Month
LAGBAC - LAGBAC is one of the largest and most well-respected LGBTQ+ bar organizations in the country, based in Chicago and Chicago’s surrounding areas.
15 essential LGBTQ documentaries to stream during Pride Month by MSN

Past Celebrations:

May - AAPI Heritage Month
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI Heritage Month) is an annual celebration that recognizes the historical and cultural contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to the United States. 

On demand video:
Spotlight on Chicago’s Chinatown Community: A Discussion with Alderman Sigcho-Lopez
1 IL MCLE Credit | Complimentary | Click here for details and to view.

Other Resources:
AAPI Month - Resources from the U.S. Government
How to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month - Choose Chicago's Guide to AAPI Heritage Month
Chicago's AAPI Heritage Month - City of Chicago's Guide to AAPI Heritage Month
Chicago Cultural Alliance - Calendar of Events
DCEO’s AAPI Heritage Month 2022 Website - Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Programming
Asian American Bar Association of Chicago - AABA encourages and promotes the professional growth of its members, serves the Asian American Pacific communities, and fosters the exchange of ideas and information among its members and the public.
Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago - CABA of Greater Chicago is a local bar association for attorneys of Asian descent in the Chicagoland area.
The Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago - FALA Chicago connects attorneys, judges, and law students throughout the Windy City and beyond.
South Asian Bar Association of Chicago - SABA Chicago activitely engages association members to serve the South Asian community.