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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 […]

Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace Event

On October 30, U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia and Deputy Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella joined mental health advocates at an event marking National Disability Employment Awareness Month at the U.S. Department of Labor’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), the event opened with remarks from […]

Mental Health Webinar – June 12, 2019

Mental Health Webinar: June 12 from 10:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m. PT US Dept of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), in partnership with Getting Hired, will present a webinar on “Tips for Creating a Mental Health Friendly Workplace” on Tuesday, June 12. The webinar will discuss the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability […]

Be Well at Work: Caregiver Challenges: Memory Loss & Resistance

Wednesday, June 5th 12:10 – 1:30 pm Tang Education Center Speaker: Maureen Kelly, Ed.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program This workshop will focus on specific challenges related to caring for an older adult, including caring for an elder with memory loss and caring for an elder who resists help. Strategies for self-care will be shared. Resources […]

Disability Inclusion: Volunteers Needed for June 22 Rebuilding Together Project at Ed Roberts Campus

Berkeley Lab is partnering with Rebuilding Together to make improvements to the Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program’s fitness studio located at the Ed Roberts Campus. The Ed Roberts Campus is a nonprofit corporation that has been formed by disability organizations that share a common history in the Independent Living Movement of People with Disabilities. […]

Expanding Your Talent Pool

This event is brought to you by the Alameda County Workforce Development Board, the City of Berkeley and East Bay Innovations. Calling all Employers, Hiring Managers, and Recruiters! You are invited to attend – “Expanding your Talent Pool: A Forum on Employing Individuals with Disabilities.” This forum will highlight services that help employers, hiring managers, […]

Project Search Open House – May 29, 2019

As a follow up to the April 23rd Neurodiversity Panel Event we will hold an open house for those who are interested in learning more about Project SEARCH. Berkeley Lab has partnered with East Bay Innovations and Project SEARCH for many years and several of the people who started as interns are now Lab employees. […]