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Southcoast Health actively supports and embraces a welcoming and inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity.
Southcoast Celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month
September 15 – October 15
Hispanic American Heritage Month recognizes all those who trace their roots to countries in Central America, South America, Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean. During this time, we celebrate the many contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to the history, culture and achievements of the United States.
Featured Faces of Hispanic American Heritage Month 2023
Celebrating Our Colleagues
Southcoast Health actively supports and embraces a welcoming and inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Please click on the photos below and visit Faces of Southcoast for their stories.
Celebrating Pride Month
June is Pride Month, which is celebrated at Southcoast Health with many special events and feature stories. We are proud to honor the accomplishments, dignity, and equality of our LGBTQIA+ employees, patients, and community members.
Southcoast Health Recognizes Juneteenth
Juneteenth, celebrated each year on June 19, recognizes the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. At Southcoast Health, we are proud to celebrate and recognize Juneteenth, as well as promote community events that recognize the day.
Southcoast Health Celebrates Day of Portugal
Southcoast Health is proud to celebrate the Day of Portugal, as well as the great work and valuable contributions of our Portuguese colleagues! We will be celebrating with traditional Portuguese cuisines and recognitions throughout the week of June 5 through June 10!
Southcoast Health Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI Heritage Month), celebrating the cultures and traditions of all in the United States with origins across the content of Asia and the Island Nations of Oceania.
At Southcoast, we invite you to join us in recognizing our Asian American and Pacific Islander colleagues, friends, family, and community. Throughout the month, we are proud to celebrate the many positive contributions and rich heritage of Americans with Asian and Pacific Islander ancestry.
Transgender Day of Visibility
March 31, 2023
Join Southcoast Health as we celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility. Southcoast better serves patients by meeting them where they wish to be met. Southcoast Health is dedicated to providing a welcoming, safe environment where all patients can get the high-quality care they need and deserve.
Black History Month
The Diversity Recognition Work Group, in collaboration with the Black Lives Matter Coalition, both a part of the Southcoast Health Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Council, invite you to join in the celebration.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 16, 2023
“Today, we commemorate the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. across the United States.
As a not-for-profit community health system, we at Southcoast Health recognize that the enduring mission of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is to serve our whole community – every background, color, gender, language, and disability. It is our responsibility to celebrate differences, ensure equitable treatment for all and advance greater diversity and inclusion throughout our organization.”
Recognizing Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 20, 2022
Transgender Day of Remembrance, honoring the memory of those murdered in acts of anti-transgender violence, is recognized annually on November 20th. The day is often celebrated with candlelight vigils, marches, poetry reading, forums and art exhibits.
Southcoast Health Celebrates Pride Month
June 1st kicks off Pride Month, which was celebrated at Southcoast with many special events and feature stories. Please join us as we honor the accomplishments, dignity, and equality of our LGBTQIA+ employees, patients, and community members.
Southcoast Health Recognizes Juneteenth
Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. At Southcoast Health, we are proud to celebrate and recognize Juneteenth, as well as promote community events that recognize the day.
Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Many mental health illnesses are misunderstood and surrounded by stigma. Southcoast Health, in partnership with the DE&I council are focused on ending the negative perceptions that people have toward mental health and mental health illness. The fact is, mental health illnesses are treatable medical conditions just like diabetes or heart disease.
Celebrating Women’s History Month
Women’s History Month is a time to commemorate and celebrate the vital role of women in history.
At Southcoast Health, we recognize the contributions of women in all facets of health and medicine, including the many women leaders and staff right here in our organization. Hear from some of our female forces:
World AIDS Day – 2021
On World AIDS Day 2021, Southcoast Health is proud to reaffirm its ongoing commitment to protect and educate our community on HIV and AIDS – as well as care for the people currently living with HIV and AIDS.