Cultural Awareness & Events

Please find information and events below related to the various cultural groups represented in our city.  

World Hijab Day

February 1, 2024 - February 9, 2024

To foster personal freedom of religious expression and understanding.

Buffalo Public Schools invites women to experience the World Hijab Day Celebration by:

Submitting photos to the BPS Webmaster email before 2/9/20204 for the website!

Please CLICK HERE for our Powerpoint Presentation.

Wear your hijab write and essay and submit work to:

The 5 schools with the most submissions to  will win $100 from a donated incentive. (by February 9th) and to be featured in our BPS slideshow.

Contest rules below:

Elementary Students

Secondary Students

Click here for 2024 elementary flyer.

Click here 2024 secondary flyer.

● Describe how you feel in your hijab in your own words.
● Tell us about wearing a hijab or headdress.
● Learn more about World Hijab Day.
● Send a photo of you in a hijab or other headdress.

● Writing a paragraph to describe how you feel in your hijab.
● Sharing your experience of wearing a hijab or headdress with others.
● Learning more about World Hijab Day and sharing information.
● Sending a photo of yourself in a hijab or other headdress.

Other Awareness Events

Coming Soon

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