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Heritage Month Archive

Three Questions for Christopher Payne

In November the heritage of the indigenous peoples of America is celebrated in Native American Heritage Month. Many cultures make up the celebration of the people who first lived on the continent, including Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Christopher Payne, the Division Deputy, Operations in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division, has […]

Send an e-card for Veterans Day 2020

Veterans Day, celebrated this year on Wednesday, November 11, recognizes, celebrates and honors military veterans. Do you work with someone who’s a veteran, but won’t be seeing them in person this year? The IDEA Office has created a virtual way to recognize and thank the veterans on your team. Instructions: Select one of the designs […]

Veterans Day Zoom Backgrounds

In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, we’ve created a series of Zoom backgrounds. Some have shields from all the branches of service and we’ve also created a background for each branch of the military.                                       […]

LANA hangs banner in honor of Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people.   Educational Resources Library of Congress Archive […]

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month: Storytelling from Joy Harjo’s book, An American Sunrise – November 18, 2020

Join the Latin American and Native American Employee Resource Group as we celebrate Native American Heritage Month with our final event. We will be reading poetry from the US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s book, “An American Sunrise.” We invite people to pre-read the book if you can and we will be reading select poems from […]

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month with Guest Speaker Randy Pico – Nov. 11, 2020

As part of Berkeley Lab’s virtual celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Latin American and Native American (LANA) Employee Resource Group will be hosting guest speaker Randy Pico on November 11th. Pico’s talk, entitled “Still Working on the Rez”, will highlight his STEM journey and indigenous heritage. Date: Wednesday, November 11 Time: 2:30 – […]

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month: Ohlone Cuisine Then and Now – November 4, 2020

The Latin American & Native American ERG is pleased to welcome Vincent Medina and Louis Trevino from mak-‘amham – Contemporary Ohlone Cuisine in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Please join us for a discussion about the Ohlone tribe, Ohlone cuisine and their community work and cafe. Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 (add it to […]

Building a Future That Works – Celebrating the 75th annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The U.S. Department of Labor hosted “Building a Future that Works,” a virtual celebration of the 75th annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s passage. The event explored the crucial role of accessible technology in this year’s NDEAM theme of “Increasing Access and Opportunity” for […]

Native American Heritage Month – Resources & Zoom Background

National Native American Heritage Month November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Educational Resources Library of Congress Archive Native […]

Three Questions for Blanca Bocobo

Blanca Bocobo’s father wanted the American dream for his family, so he walked from Michoacan, Mexico to Stockton, Calif. to find work. Bocobo, a 14-year Lab veteran with the Benefits office in HR, shares this story, and more, in this 3Q4, the last in our Latin American Heritage Month series. Lab Benefits analyst and Health […]