January 25, 2023

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An Afforded Opportunity for All: DOE Honors the Legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) held its 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Observance Ceremony in honor of the iconic civil rights leader. Hosted by DOE’s Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) and...

December 22, 2022

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Year in Review: Advancing Our Energy Justice and Equity Mission

In July 2022, DOE released a list of 144 Justice40 covered programs across 23 program offices that support President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative, which aims to ensure Federal agencies deliver 40% of the overall benefits of climate, clean energy...

November 22, 2022

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U.S Department of Energy Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

This month, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) held its 2022 Native American Heritage Month event to celebrate Indigenous peoples, past and present. For over 32 years during the month of November, DOE has honored Tribal sovereignty, supported...

November 15, 2022

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A Just and Equitable Transition Through Equity-Based Solutions

From November 6th – 18th, the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) will bring together over 190 countries in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to strengthen countries’ commitments and ambitions related to the climate crisis. The U.S. Delegation will provide...

October 25, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Energy Shows Appreciation During National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). In recognition of the important role workers with disabilities have in the United States, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) held its...

October 14, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Energy Demonstrates Unity During Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year we recognize the contributions and the important presence of Hispanic and Latinx Americans in the United States from September 15 through October 15. And this year is no different as the...

September 23, 2022

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In Case You Missed It! DOE Hosted Its First Ever Justice Week

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity hosted its first ever Justice Week from Monday, September 12, 2022 through Friday, September 16, 2022.

April 14, 2022

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The Roadmap to Equity: Implementing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities at DOE

DOE is embarking on a range of efforts geared toward advancing equity by removing barriers for members of underserved communities.

April 6, 2022

Partnership in STEM education, workforce development, and business expansion: Pacific Northwest National Labs and the Department of Energy create awareness, interest, and access for sustainable energy

On March 15th, 2022, the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) partnered and cohosted an Awareness, Interest, and Access Webinar with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). PNNLab is...

April 6, 2022

The Idaho National Labs Environmental Academic Pathways to Sustainable Business

On February 9th, 2022, the Department of Energy's Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) hosted an Awareness, Interest, and Access: Featuring Idaho National Laboratory (INL) webinar. The purpose of this webinar was to...