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Film Screening & Director’s Discussion: Acuitzeramo – June 28, 2022

In celebration of Pride Month, the Latin American and Native American (LANA) employee resource group, in partnership with Lambda ERG, invites everyone to a virtual screening of the award-winning short film “Acuitzeramo” followed by a discussion and Q&A with the film’s director Miguel Angel Caballero and actors Luis Antonio Aldana and Sal Lopez. The film […]

Message from the Lab Director and Deputies on last weekend’s violent events – May 17, 2022

Dear Colleagues, I am sure that the news of the multiple mass shootings across the nation this past weekend has caused you the same anguish, pain, and grief that we have felt. There is no comfort for the families and friends of the victims in Buffalo, NY, Laguna Woods, CA, and several other cities that […]

History of Juneteenth

Juneteenth (a combination of June and nineteenth), also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Liberation Day, is celebrated annually on the 19th of June to commemorate Union army general Gordon Granger’s reading of federal orders in the city of Galveston, Texas, on 19 June 1865, proclaiming all enslaved persons in Texas were free. On […]

Veterans, PTSD and Stress: Creating Compassionate Workplaces – May 24, 2022

Curious about PTSD and trauma-related issues? How can we create trauma-sensitive workspaces for veterans and other colleagues with histories of trauma here at the Lab? Join co-sponsors VERG and All Access Employee Resource Groups for this hybrid event in honor of Memorial Day and Mental Health Awareness Month.  We’ll explore how to implement coping skills […]

Continuing the Conversation on Burnout: Dos and Don’ts for Supervisors

Brought to you by the All Access ERG Mental Health Initiative, Dragonfly Mental Health is back to discuss the role supervisors can play in mitigating burnout for their staff. Date: Wednesday,  May 18, 2022 Time: 12 noon – 1:30 pm PT View workshop slides Watch the workshop recording The event is limited to the first […]

Building More Inclusive Teams During Times of Change – May 26, 2022

Building More Inclusive Teams During Times of Change webinar – Stanford Women’s Leadership Corporate Program Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022 Time: 9:00 – 10:30am PT Register: Click HERE  This event is open to all Berkeley Lab Employees. Berkeley Lab is a Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Corporate Program member. Professor and Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab director […]

Funk Jazz Cafe – May 12, 2022

Come celebrate spring with your Lab friends and colleagues. Please join us for a low-key social hour, open to all Lab employees to network and exchange ideas in a virtual community space. All you need to bring is a welcoming spirit and a positive attitude! To join the happy hour session, go to: https://www.kumospace.com/berkeleylab Add it […]

Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – a presentation with Dr. Rowan Thomson – June 10, 2022

Presented by the Physics IDEA Team: Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – a presentation with Dr. Rowan Thomson, Canada Research Chair and Professor in the Department of Physics at Carleton University Date:  Friday, June 10, 2022 Time: 12 noon – 1 pm PT Join us on Zoom Add it to your calendar Across science, many […]

April is Arab American Heritage Month

Arab American heritage was first recognized on the national level with a “National Arab-American Day” in 1992 and in 2022, President Biden issued a statement in recognition of Arab American Heritage Month. UC Berkeley is also honoring the month for the first time since the State Department began officially recognizing the Arab American community with […]

Achieving Equitable Representation for Women of Color at Our National Labs – March 29, 2022

Argonne National Laboratory will host a discussion on Achieving Equitable Representation for Women of Color at Our National Labs. DATE: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 TIME: 11 am – 12: 30 pm PDT/1:00–2:30 p.m. CDT Registration Required – Free Virtual Event Argonne National Laboratory Director Paul Kearns will host the event, which will include opening remarks […]