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Lambda Alliance Hosts Labwide Events for LGBTQ Pride Month

The Lambda Alliance, Berkeley Lab’s LGBTQ association, invites employees to celebrate the annual LGBTQ Pride Month in June.  Below is a listing of all Labwide events taking place this month (click here to view these events on Google Calendar).  Additionally, the Lambda Alliance recently launched its Ally Visibility Campaign—click here to learn more.

For any questions, please contact the Lambda Alliance co-chair, Tom Gallant, at tggallant@lbl.gov.  Visit the Lambda Alliance website to learn more about the organization.

Pride Flag Raising
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
4 PM @ Building 65 sidewalk
Join us as we start our Pride Month off by raising the flag at B65.  We have a month full of events and we look forward to seeing everyone.

Lambda Alliance Coffee Hour open to all of LBNL
Friday, June 2, 2017
2 PM @ B54 LBNL Cafeteria

Pride Month Film Screening of “Moonlight”
Movie info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moonlight_(2016_film)
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
11:30 AM @ B50 Auditorium
Popcorn or another movie snack will be provided.  If you can’t be away from the computer for the entire duration of the movie, please feel free to bring your laptop and work in the back row.

Pride Month Event – A’s Pride Night – A’s vs Blue Jays
Ticket Info: http://m.mlb.com/athletics/tickets/special-events#component-210637794
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
7 PM @ Oakland Coliseum, Oakland Ave, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
Buy tickets with your friends and go represent LBNL and the Lambda Alliance
All participants that purchase a special ticket for this event will receive an exclusive A’s Pride Scarf, as well as admittance into the pregame party on the Westside Patio. As an added bonus, June 6 is also a Chevy Free Parking Tuesday.

Lambda Alliance Happy Hour/Pride Month Networking/National Lab Pride Meetup
Friday, June 9, 2017
5:30 PM @ Townie, 1799 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703
Come join the Lambda Alliance and National Lab Pride as we celebrate Pride Month.  All Lab employees are invited.  Employees of the other local DOE labs will be in attendance.  Do not miss this networking opportunity!

Pride Month Film Screening of “Pride”
Movie info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pride_(2014_film)
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Noon @ B50 Auditorium
Popcorn or another movie snack will be provided.  If you can’t be away from the computer for the entire duration of the movie, please feel free to bring your laptop and work in the back row.

Pride Month Film Screening of “Don’t Call Me Son”
Movie info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don%27t_Call_Me_Son
Monday, June 19, 2017
Noon @ B66 Auditorium
Popcorn or another movie snack will be provided.  If you can’t be away from the computer for the entire duration of the movie, please feel free to bring your laptop and work in the back row.

JGI Pride Celebration and Social Hour
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
2:30 PM @ the Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA, 94598
Our JGI Lambda group is hosting a social hour at the JGI Courtyard.  In the event of rain, it will be relocated to the building 400 break room.  If you are in the neighborhood please stop by and meet our offsite Lambda members!  Refreshments provided.

Pride Month Resource Fair
Wednesday, June 21, 201
11:30 AM @ the LBNL B54 Cafeteria Lawn Area
Come and meet your local resource groups for your area and see what services they offer!  We will have representatives from the Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa, UC Berkeley Employee Assistance.  We will also have information from Gender Spectrum available.

Pride Month Encore Film Screening of “Moonlight”
Movie info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moonlight_(2016_film)
Thursday, June 22, 2017
11:30 AM @ the Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Building 149C, Walnut Creek, CA, 94598
Popcorn or another movie snack will be provided.  If you can’t be away from the computer for the entire duration of the movie, please feel free to bring your laptop and work in the back of the room.

Pride Month Event – Giants LGBT Night, Giants vs the Rockies
Ticket info: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/MLBEventInfo?agency=MLBTGS36GNTS&pid=8358866&tfl=San_Francisco_Giants-Tickets-Tickets_Info_Special_Events-na-x0
Monday, June 26, 2017
7 PM @ AT&T Park, 800-860 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
The Giants are proud to invite you to celebrate the Bay Area’s rich LGBT culture at the annual Giants LGBT Night at AT&T Park! With San Francisco Pride taking place on Saturday and Sunday, what better way than to conclude the festivities on Monday evening at AT&T Park? All members of the LGBT community, as well as family, friends, and organizations, are invited to come out and show their pride at this event! This special event ticket package includes access to the LGBT Night pre-game party from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in Lot A, a ticket to watch the Giants take on the Rockies, as well as a limited-edition LGBT/Giants scarf, only available with the purchase of this Special Event ticket! Partial proceeds from each special event ticket will be donated to local non-profits in the LGBT community.

LGBTQ Awareness Training – “Fostering LGBTQ Inclusion in the workplace” – ISABEL PORRAS
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Noon @ B50 Auditorium
Through dynamic, interactive exercises, participants will gain an understanding of issues impacting LGBTQ employees and develop tools to create a more inclusive workplace climate. Participants will acquire mastery of key concepts including birth/assigned sex, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. As part of Berkeley Lab’s efforts to increase awareness on diversity and inclusion, this one-hour lunch-and-learn program will also allow staff to understand what it means to be an ally, and how LGBTQ inclusion can positively impact the Lab through enhanced teamwork, communication, and cultural competence.

Pride Month Film Screening of “Trembling Before G-d”
Movie info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trembling_Before_G-d
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Noon @ B54-130, Perseverance Hall Conference Room
Popcorn or another movie snack will be provided.  If you can’t be away from the computer for the entire duration of the movie, please feel free to bring your laptop and work in the back of the room.

LBNL Marches in the 47th Annual SF Pride Parade
Registration required: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form?EQBCT=c2d81b944c0d41b8b518134e54dbeea4
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Registrants will be contacted with logistical information as the event nears!
Berkeley Lab’s Lambda Alliance is proud to be marching in the 2017 San Francisco Pride Parade!  This year’s Pride Parade is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. What better way to celebrate than showing our love for science and diversity?  We look forward to bonding with you and your loved ones on Sunday, June 25!  You, your friends, and family must be registered in order to participate in the Lambda contingent.

Pride Flag Lowering
4 PM @ Building 65 sidewalk
Join us for our last event as we lower the pride flag for another year and reflect on the events and year passed.

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