April 27, 2023

Resources for May Observances

Various organizations, states, and nations recognize a number of observances each month. Resources help parents, caregivers, and child care professionals acknowledge and navigate them.

Here is a list of resources for May observances:

Month-Long Observances

May is National Foster Care Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

Weeks of Recognition

May 1 – 7 is Children’s Book Week

May 8 – 12 is National Teacher Appreciation Week

Days of Recognition

May 7 is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

May 12 is National Child Care Provider Appreciation Day

May 14 is Mother’s Day

May 28 is World Hunger Day


March 6, 2023

Harm and Healing: The Mental Health of AAPI and LGBTQ Children

Join the Brazelton Touchpoints Center and Burke Foundation for the second episode of their Learning to Listen: Conversations for Change webinar series, featuring Dr. Warren Ng, president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Attendees will learn about the mental health of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and LGBTQ+ children, the harms they experience, how those harms have been exacerbated by the pandemic and political polarization, and the ways that we can help them heal.

Session Details

Wednesday, March 15 | 3 – 4 p.m.



Learn More

To learn more, visit the Brazelton Touchpoints Center website.