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Equity Reset Program Launches

Learning & Organizational Development invites employees across the Lab to join Equity Reset — a program dedicated to anti-racism learning and practice that includes a self-guided curriculum and monthly community forums called First Fridays. Learn more and consider signing up for the next session>>

New Employee Recognition Platform Launches

The Lab is launching a new employee recognition platform called Bucketlist to offer an easy and fun way to thank and recognize individuals and teams for living and demonstrating the values recognized at the Lab as critical to success. Learn more here and recognize someone for their great work today. Learn more and participate>>   […]

Director’s Award Still Resonates for Amanda Krieger

Amanda Krieger was recognized in 2017 with the Director’s Award in Diversity for her work on LGBTQ inclusion at the Lab, including making the Lab a welcoming workplace for all communities and raising awareness of the Lab’s progress in diversity and inclusion. Read what the award has meant to her. Read the full story>>

Next 90: API Past, Present & Future

Celebrate the Past: Asian Pacific Islander ERG The Asian and Pacific Islander community at the Lab has been active through the decades. Take a look back at some of its activities and the formation of the API ERG in the midst of the COVID pandemic. Experience the Present: Asian and Pacific Islander ERG Inder Monga, […]

Register for Added Discussion Sessions on Lab Values

There are four sessions this week and eight sessions next week. All Lab staff are encouraged to sign up to share their views on the behaviors that lead to the Lab’s values. Two sessions are closed captioned; Thursday, May 13 at 8:30 a.m. and Wednesday, May 19 at 11:30 a.m. Sign up today! Berkeley Lab’s […]

Acknowledgement of COVID challenges for our South Asian Colleagues

Dear API ERG members, During this time as COVID-19 cases surge in India and other parts of the world, the Berkeley Lab’s Asian Pacific Islander (API) ERG acknowledges this terrible situation for our South Asian colleagues. India is currently facing a devastating second COVID wave and lacks resources to combat it. Other Asian countries are […]

API Heritage Story: Arica Chhay

To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, members of the API ERG are sharing their personal heritage stories. Listen to their stories below. Arica Chhay, a senior administrator in the Physical Sciences Area, is a Cambodian-American whose family fled war, famine, and genocide in Cambodia to settle in the U.S. She shares her family’s story of […]

API ERG Raises Heritage Month Banner

To kick off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian Pacific Islander ERG raised a banner at Blackberry Gate. Don’t miss it if you are on site! Learn more about Berkeley Lab’s Asian Pacific Islander ERG.

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a Zoom Background

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month during May recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Use the Zoom background below to celebrate! You can also download it here. Learn more about Berkeley Lab’s Asian Pacific Islander ERG.

May is Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month – Let’s Learn and Celebrate Together

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month during May recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Did you know the history behind the Asian Pacific American Heritage month?   “In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 […]