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Heritage Month Archive

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Home

Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month while sheltering in place! We asked the Lab’s Asian employee activity associations to suggest media to stream, so that you can enjoy the rich heritage of Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures. Berkeley Lab Asian Association Larry Guo, president of the Berkeley Lab Asian Association, recommends PBS’s rich offerings, which […]

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Celebrate at Home

Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month while sheltering in place! Larry Guo of the Berkeley Asian Association recommends, which offers a variety of programs on the rich histories and cultures of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Email [email protected] to join the Asian Association. What To Watch: Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Edition on PBS […]

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Filipino ‘Harana’ Tradition

In the mood for gorgeous music and a beautiful tradition? Madelyn Bello of the Fil-Am Association recommends “Harana.” This documentary on YouTube is about the fast-disappearing tradition of Filipino serenading when men sang under their loved ones’ windows at night to declare their love fearlessly. Upon his father’s death, Florante Aguilar, a classically trained guitarist […]

Celebrate Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental […]

A Moving Close to Black History Month

Black History Month came to a close last Thursday with a special event that included the singing of the Black national anthem by those in attendance in the Bldg. 50 auditorium (pictured) followed by a stirring selection of readings chronicling the Black journey in America. Watch the event online.

Three Questions for Kelly Johnson

Our Black History Month 3Q4 series featuring members of the African American Employee Resource Group wraps up with this profile of Kelly Johnson, a talent outreach and sourcing specialist in Human Resources. She discusses her Black heroes and how she connects with the African American community. Read More>>

Third Annual Celebration of Black History Month – February 27, 2020

The African American Employee Resource Group (AAERG) presents: Third Annual Celebration of Black History Month Featuring Berkeley Lab African-Americans and Allies Giving Live Readings of Seminal Literature In Remembrance & Celebration of “The Black Experience in America from Beginning to Now” Watch the recorded event: Black History Month 2020 Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00-1:00 PM Bldg. […]

Three Questions For Stacy Curry

As part of Black History Month, Elements is highlighting members of the Lab’s African American Employee Resource Group in a series of 3Q4 features. First up is Stacy Curry, a Program Operations Analyst in the Energy Technologies Area. Read the full interview.

Evolutionary Blues: West Oakland’s Music Legacy – February 19, 2020

As part of Black History Month,the African American Employee Resource Group, will show “Evolutionary Blues: West Oakland’s Music Legacy” and host a Q&A with the film director, Cheryl Fabio. Please join us for this unique event! Watch the trailer Print out the event poster Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Time: 12 – 2 pm Location: […]

Day of the Dead at Berkeley Lab

As a follow-up to the screening of the “Coco” movie, the Latinx and Native American Employee Resource Group (LANA) will set up a Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) table in the Cafeteria lobby on Tuesday, October 22. From Wednesday, October 23 through Monday November 4, LANA invites the Lab community to participate […]