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Webinar on Raising Racially Conscious Kids – June 25, 2020

Raising Anti-Racist Kids: What to Say and Do Bright Horizons is holding a discussion on June 25 at noon to help parents initiate conversations with young children on race. There will be tips on answering tough questions, taking actions to lay the groundwork for change, and impacting the kind of person their children become. REGISTER>>

Be Well at Work: THRIVE Summer Wellness Program – June-August 2020

THRIVE: Summer Wellness Program for UC Berkeley Staff & Faculty is built on the principle that self-care and healing from current, past, direct or indirect stress or trauma is: a personal journey different for all a non-linear process The program will consist of 6 virtual workshops over the course of [June 22nd – August 17th] […]

Be Well at Work: Caregiver Connect Eldercare Program – July 7, 2020

Caregiver Connect We recognize that as caregivers you are dealing with unique challenges at this time. Elders living alone, physical distancing, travel restrictions, and program and services closures, are only a few of the stressors caregivers face while caring for an elder during COVID 19. Join the Elder Care Program for Caregivers Connect. The group […]

Be Well at Work: Supporting Parents and Caregivers of Children – July 8, 2020

Supporting Parents and Caregivers of Children Working from home, working without adequate or any childcare, distance learning, home schooling, college students at home, and being with your children 24/7 are only a few of the challenges parents face during COVID 19. Join Be Well at Work‘s parenting support group, Supporting Parents and Caregivers of Children. […]

Berkeley Lab’s Fourth Open Mic – June 26, 2020

Join us for another evening of music, poetry and community on June 26th. “So impressed by the talented staff we have.” “I love this event. It lifts me up.” “Loved it! Great job to all performers and the incredible MC!” “Totally amazed at the talent surrounding me at work!” WATCH THE RECORDING Date: Friday, June […]

Berkeley Lab & Community Mental Health Resources

The All Access Employee Resource Group Mental Health Initiative has put together a list of Berkeley Lab employee resources, Bay Area resources and national hotlines and other mental health resources. Now more than ever mental health is an important part of our lives and the lives of those we love and care for. If you’re […]

Postponed: Berkeley Lab’s Second Virtual Dance Party

In light of recent developments around the country, this event has been postponed. We’ll let you know when it has been rescheduled. Want to kick off the start of summer with a dance party and beat those shelter-in-place blues? Grab your dancing shoes and join the Second Berkeley Lab Virtual Dance Party hosted by the […]

Family Story Time: HorŠe Tuuxi, My Name Is Kai! – May 28, 2020

The Latin American and Native American Employee Resource Group, along with the Berkeley Lab’s Parents Network, is hosting a story time with Native American and Bay Area author, Angel Heart. She will be reading her new book, HorŠe Tuuxi, My Name Is Kai! HorŠe Tuuxi means ‘good day’ in Chochenyo, the language of the Lisjan-Oholone […]

Learn About the Lab’s Efforts to Map the Universe – May 28

Learn about 12 billion years of cosmic history, and the 5,000 fibers that will be used to map the universe over the next five years in a [email protected] presentation from DESI Lab researchers Claire Poppett and David Schlegel. The project’s goal: to construct a 3D map of the universe. Date: Thursday, May 28 Time: 1 […]

Be Well at Work: Caregiver Challenges – An Emotional Olympics – June 9, 2020

Date: Tuesday, June 9th Time: 12:10 – 1:30 pm Register for live webinar via Zoom Add it to your calendar Speaker: Dr. Michelle Peticolas Accompanying someone through the final phase of life can be a powerful and healing experience. It can also be demanding and exhausting depending on caregiving demands and family relationships. One may […]