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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>>

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 […]

Minneapolis Verdict Offers Hope and Renewal

Dear colleagues, Yesterday afternoon a jury in Minneapolis delivered a verdict of guilty on all three counts in the Derek Chauvin trial, offering George Floyd’s family and loved ones a moment of peace and affirming, at least in this case, that no one is above the law. We can accept this news as a brief […]

Together, we can support victims of sexual assault – A message from UC President Drake

Earlier this month, I joined victims and advocates around the world in recognizing the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. To all survivors who have experienced sexual violence: We see you, honor you, and are here to support you. For more information about reporting and resources, visit the FAIR Office website:

You can help counter anti-Asian violence – Resources from UC

Over the past year, we’ve seen a huge spike in violence targeting Asian-Americans. Though these increased attacks seem to be tied to racist reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian racism and violence has a long history in the United States. UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center explores why Asian-Americans are being attacked and what can […]

2021 Community & Diversity Outreach Webinar Series

These sessions are for anyone involved in Community & Diversity Outreach efforts representing Berkeley Lab. Attendees will receive course credit and completion of all Outreach workshops (see list below) will result in a Berkeley Lab Outreach certificate from HR. The sessions will be recorded. Session #1 (12 pm PT, Thursday, April 22): Community and Diversity […]

UC Council of Chief Diversity Officer’s Distinguished Scholar Webinar – April 28, 2021

You are cordially invited to the UC Council of Chief Diversity Officer’s Distinguished Scholars Webinar. The speaker series features UC scholars who have made significant contributions to the study of racial inequality in their research, teaching, mentorship and publicly engaged scholarship. Please join us on April 28th, 1-2:00 PM, when Amani M. Allen, Ph.D. M.P.H., […]

Replay: DOE’s Baker on Energy Justice Initiatives

In a replay of a talk given last Friday, the Department of Energy’s first Deputy Director for Energy Justice, Shalanda Baker, discusses energy justice, the Justice40 initiative, and investments in clean energy for disadvantaged communities.  

Video: Secretary Granholm On Anti-Asian Violence

DOE Secretary Granholm shares her thoughts on last week’s Atlanta-area shootings and the pattern of hateful acts against Asian Americans, pledging solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in DOE. She asked employees to treat one another with dignity and respect.  

Update your Self-Service ID Page in UCPath by Sept. 30

In less than a minute, you can support Lab-wide efforts in fostering an inclusive environment by verifying your race/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Learn more and ensure your profile accurately represents you by Sept. 30. “Why Verify Self-ID Now?” Verify your demographic now: To self-identify; log into UCPath, find […]