Call for Volunteers – Thoughtful Tuesday Holiday Celebration
The VA AWWA Section DEI Committee would like to invite you to participate in our December Thoughtful Tuesday event! As we approach the holiday season, we would like to hear about different holidays and festivities celebrated by our member community, and we want to feature YOU in our Thoughtful Tuesday event! We know that not all holidays are celebrated this season, and we want to hear about those as well!
If you celebrate among your loved ones any of the following holidays or festivities (or another one we may have missed in this list) and want to share with our VA AWWA Section the history, the meaning, cultural aspects, and how you prepare for your festivities, please reach out to Giovana Batista ( or Becky Mitchell ( with the Thoughtful Tuesday workstream! We will be putting together a session on December 13th at 1pm EST to showcase the diversity of holiday celebrations within our member community as we close out the first year of our DEI Committee.
  • Chinese New Year
  • Christmas
  • Day of the Dead
  • Diwali
  • Easter
  • Hanukkah
  • Kwanzaa
  • Nowruz
  • Omisoka
  • Pesach
  • Ramadan
  • Rosh Hashanah
  • Yom Kippur
Please email Giovana or Becky Mitchell by December 2nd. The workstream will be in touch to organize a planning meeting ahead of the event with all volunteers. We look forward to having you join us!

Save the date - Thoughtful Tuesday Holiday Celebration
Make sure to mark your calendars and save some time on Tuesday, December 13th from 1-2 pm to come and hear from our volunteers regarding various holiday traditions and celebrations!  More details and a link to join the conversation to come!