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Heritage Month Archive

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” Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:00-1:00 PM Bldg. 50 Auditorium Light desserts served following the program. […]

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 […]

Movie: Pixar’s Coco – Monday, October 21, 2019

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, please join the Latinx and Native American Employee Resource Group’s (LANA) showing of the Disney/Pixar movie Coco. Date: Monday, October 21st Location: Building 50 Auditorium Time: 11:30 am – 1:15 pm Movie Trailer Set in Mexico, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician despite his family’s generations-old ban […]

Three Questions for Michael Espinosa

Biosciences Area senior administrator Michael Espinosa has empathy for those who feel different. Learn more about Espinosa as part of Element’s Hispanic Heritage Month “Three Questions For” series.

Three Questions for Patricia Valdespino Castillo

Postdoc Patricia Valdespino Castillo conducts research at the intersection of omics and chemical imaging, is at the Lab as part of a UC-Mexico fellowship, and loves communicating about science with youngsters. Learn more about Castillo as part of Elements’ Hispanic Heritage Month series.

Three Questions for Merlin Lopez

Merlin Lopez, an electrical coordinator for the ALS-U project, emigrated to the U.S. from El Salvador, stays connected to his culture through food and music, and counts his parents as role models. Learn more about Lopez as part of Elements’ Hispanic Heritage Month “Three Questions For” series. Full Story>>

Video: 2019 Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Spotlight: Marian Croak and James West