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disability awareness Archive

Inclusive Recreation & Fitness

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), UC Berkeley Rec Sports offers a series of fitness and recreation resources: Adaptive online exercise classes from Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP) and the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD). Free exercise resources and live events from Disabled Sports USA. Chair […]

Teleworking Safety Tip

Telework presents unique ergonomic challenges. Don’t ignore your discomfort. Get an ergo evaluation and make changes to your set-up. In August, four employees reported neck, shoulder, or wrist discomfort and got help. Contact a Lab ergo advocate at [email protected] or call 510-486-6848. The Berkeley Lab Ergonomics Program provides ergonomic support and services to help optimize […]

Ergonomic Tips for Remote Schooling

UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work Ergonomics and Work/Life discussed ergonomic tips which benefit the health and well being of young children and teenagers in the home. Topics included: How to set up an ergonomics workstation for students working at home Safe postures and movements when sitting, standing and working at various locations in the home. […]

The Advantages of Disability Inclusion

Embracing disability inclusion gives organizations access to talented individuals who might otherwise be under- or unemployed. Research shows that disability inclusive businesses are not only stronger, but also help the economy as a whole. Learn more and share your stories with #DisabilityAdvantage.

ADA 30th Anniversary Week of Action

This month—July 26, to be exact—marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights legislation that works to increase access and opportunity for people with disabilities across community life, including employment. The All Access Employee Resource Group has planned a Week of Action to raise awareness about disability inclusion […]

The ADA Turns 30!

The ADA Turns 30! This month—July 26, to be exact—marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights legislation that works to increase access and opportunity for people with disabilities across community life, including employment. EARN is pleased to advance the spirit of the ADA, this month and every […]

Brown Bag: Remote Meeting Best Practices – April 28, 2020

As Berkeley Lab employees continue to shelter in place, and most of our colleagues are working from home, it’s an excellent time to think about how we can run effective and accessible meetings for everyone on your team. Join the All Access Employee Resource Group for a presentation on best practices for making your Zoom/remote […]

Zoom Movie: “People Like Me” on Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Join Lambda and All Access Employee Resource Groups for a screening of People Like Me Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Time: 12 noon Calendar & login information People Like Me is a film about autism acceptance. It features interviews with non-speaking autistic adults about their visions for the future. People Like Me is an official […]

All Access – Mental Health Initiative

The All Access Employee Resource Group has launched a Mental Health Initiative. Led by Co-chairs, Emalynn Robinson from HR and Tom Gallant from NSD, the mission of the initiative is to make Berkeley Lab a more inclusive and supportive environment for mental health. The group meets monthly and membership is on a voluntary basis. The […]

All Access ERG Mental Health Initiative Kick-off Meeting – January 23, 2020

All Access is creating an initiative designed to build awareness and provide resources and educational materials for the LBL community around mental health issues. Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 am Location: Building 50B, room 4205 How you can help: Join us for our kick-off meeting Join the All Access ERG Suggest […]