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Fermilab’s newest Laboratory Resource Group (LRG), Fermilab Accessibility Communities (FACts), will be launching this month in alignment with the 32nd annual Disability Pride Month, which started in honor of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. FACts, like other LRGs, will serve as a space for people to come together with a shared interest in better understanding disability and accessibility. Every member of the Fermilab community is invited to participate. The focus areas of this new LRG are: Understanding…

In honor of Black History Month, the African American/Black Association (AABA) Laboratory Resource Group will spotlight Fermilab’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI) alumni. This virtual-only event will be hosted via Zoom on Tuesday, Feb. 22, from noon – 1pm CST. HBCUs and MISs are institutions of higher learning established prior to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide collegiate-level educational opportunities for Black Americans who were largely disqualified and/or prohibited from attending established colleges and…

In honor of Black History Month, the African American/Black Association (AABA) Laboratory Resource Group will spotlight Fermilab’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI) alumni. This virtual-only event will be hosted via Zoom on Tuesday, Feb. 22 from noon – 1pm CST. HBCUs and MISs are institutions of higher learning established prior to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide collegiate-level educational opportunities for Black Americans who were largely disqualified and/or prohibited from attending established colleges and…

Please join us for a celebration of the Lunar New Year on Friday, Feb. 4 at noon, hosted by the Fermilab Asian and Pacific Association (FAPA) lab resource group. We will provide an introduction and live demo of virtual mahjong, and set up breakout rooms for competitive group play. The Zoom link and more information can be found on the FAPA SharePoint page (log in with your Fermilab Services account). If you are interested in the FAPA community updates, please join this…

The Fermilab community is welcome to join a celebration of the Deepavali (Dewali) Festival on Friday, Nov. 5 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Given the large size of our group and the park district’s rules, we have changed the celebration’s location to the shelter at 306 Jackson Ave., downtown Naperville, just across the street from the original location. This event is hosted by the Fermilab Asian and Pacific Association (FAPA) lab resource group. A festival is a time to be grateful…

Please join the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for the final two virtual programs in the Inclusion Matters 2021 series: LRG Symposium on Oct. 5 and the LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Training on Oct. 12.   Lab Resource Group (LRG) Symposium: This event will highlight the work of Fermilab LRGs and thank them for their impact on the lab. We will graciously mark the end of a fiscal year and look forward to next year’s LRG priorities. Date: Tuesday, Oct….