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Inclusion Archive

Make Lumpia with Janie Pinterits, IDEA program manager

Government Agencies recognize LGBTQ+ employees during Pride Month

Government Executive (Buble) reported that since Pride Month started on Tuesday, “many federal agencies have been taking the opportunity to recognize their LGBTQ+ employees and share how they are advancing equity in their respective missions.” According to the article, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm tweeted on Wednesday that for “the first time ever the department […]

Lambda Banner Raising Heralds Beginning of Pride Month

The Lambda Alliance Banner was raised on June 1 at Blackberry Gate, heralding the beginning of Pride Month. Hear from Lady Idos, Berkeley Lab’s Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, about this year’s theme “All In This Together.”  

Lambda Alliance presents Pride events 2021

Dear Lambda Alliance members, allies, and enthusiasts, Next week marks the start of Pride, a month in which we celebrate Sexual orientation & Gender Minority (SGM) culture at home and in the workplace! Fostering unity is a big part of any Pride month and this year SF Pride’s theme is “All in this together”. So […]

Remember Harvey Milk Day – movie screening May 21, 2021

Start your weekend early (or listen-in whilst you finish up for the week!) with the movie: Milk. The 2008 American biographical film is based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, as a member of the […]

May 24 is Pan Awareness Day

Pansexual and Panromantic Awareness & Visibility Day, or Pan Awareness Day, is dedicated to celebrating the pansexual and panromantic community. Consider taking a moment to learn about the usage of the term pansexual and its rising popularity.

API Heritage Story: Janie Pinterits

To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, members of the API ERG are sharing their personal heritage stories. How did a mixed race orphan survive World War II in the Philippines to thrive in the U.S.? Janie Pinterits, a program manager in the IDEA office, shares her father’s inspiring story. We invite other API members […]

Lambda Alliance Poster Session – June 3, 2021

This virtual poster session is intended as an educational experience for both presenters and attendees, as well as a celebration of Pride. The event will be hosted and organized by Berkeley Lab Lambda Alliance Employee Resource Group (ERG) and will be focused on experiences of the Sexual-orientation and Gender Minority (SGM) community and other minorities […]

Accessibility Is for Everyone: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021 Webinar – May 20, 2021

Digital accessibility isn’t just for coders or web designers. All of us can do something in our daily work to make the world more accessible and inclusive for people who may have disabilities, whether temporary or permanent. May 20 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and the UC Electronic Accessibility Committee is hosting a webinar to […]

May 19 Webinar on ‘The Art of Stillness’

Health Net is hosting a 45-minute webinar on Wednesday, May 19, at noon, on the basics and benefits of mindfulness — a technique that allows the mind to refocus on the present moment. Registration is required, and space is limited. Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2021 Time: 12 noon – 1 pm Mindfulness can be a […]