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Employee Resource Group Archive

Virtual Postcards Highlight IDEA, ERGs & My [email protected] Lab

In partnership with Creative Services, the IDEA office has launched three virtual postcards highlighting the IDEAs-in-Action website, Berkeley Lab’s Employee Resource Groups and the My [email protected] Lab website. They’re available to download and share for outreach and promotion.

Employee Resource Groups Insights & Lessons Learned – August 28, 2020

In February, Berkeley Lab’s Employee Resource Group (ERG) leadership teams attended a one-day ERG Leadership Summit with representatives from Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Livermore and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. The keynote speaker was Gary Ross, the Inclusion and Diversity Specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He spoke about his work with ERGs and […]

Asian and Pacific Islander Employee Resource Group Kickoff – August 13, 2020

Join us in a kickoff event for Berkeley Lab’s newest Employee Resource Group (ERG), the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) ERG! During this hour-long event, you will meet others who are committed to the Lab’s API community and to addressing issues that matter to the community. The API ERG Steering Committee will share a draft […]

Pride Month: Virtual Shoebox Float Parade & Flag Lowering

Pride is never cancelled; nor is the Pride Parade! Come join the celebration with Berkeley Lab shoebox floats. What is a Shoebox float parade? The origins are unclear, but shoebox parades appear to have started as elementary school projects. With COVID-19 restrictions virtual Pride parade variations with shoebox floats are emerging at universities like UCLA, […]

Pride 2020: Express Your Pride with a Zoom Background

There are a number of ways to express your Pride throughout the workday—even in the virtual world of work! Express your Pride with Out & Equal’s Pride- themed Zoom backgrounds. Click on the image to download.   For more backgrounds from Out & Equal, and backgrounds in Japanese, Spanish and Portuguese, visit the Out & […]

Pride Month 2020: Coffee hours, Ted Talks, Movies & more

June marks Pride Month in the United States, an observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. The Lab’s Lambda Alliance Employee Activity Association and the Lambda Alliance Employee Resource Group has several events planned for the month to foster discussion and to […]

Lambda Alliance events for the month of April 2020

Lambda Alliance Virtual Coffee Hour – Co-hosted with the Early Career ERG Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:00 PM via ZOOM ( Meeting ID: 958 6628 0697 One tap mobile +16699006833,,95866280697# US (San Jose) Join us as we share a beverage and meet some of our Early Career ERG friends and break up this isolation. Lambda Alliance Virtual […]

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 […]

Zoom Session: Caregiver Responses in Light of COVID-19 – April 6, 2020

Caring for an elder during the COVID-19 pandemic is uniquely challenging. While elders are isolated in their own homes and in facilities around the world, programs and carers serving them have closed, cut back, or at capacity, thus increasing the responsibility and stress of many family caregivers as they search for creative ways to provide […]

UC Online Training Course on People Management

This may be a good time to earn the UC certificate in people management, which consists of a series of online courses. The certificate is recommended for all people managers and includes a subset of courses on implicit bias. More information>>