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December 12, 2011
Secretary Chu speaks at the Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Town Hall  on December 6, 2011. | Energy Department file photo.
Diversity Town Hall Draws a Crowd at the Energy Department

“For our own good, we want as wide of a talent pool as we can get,” Secretary Steven Chu said in his remarks to employees. “[Diversity] is a good...

November 16, 2011
Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month at the Department of Energy
DOE Celebrates Native American Heritage Month in partnership with Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian.
August 24, 2011
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Engaging Hispanic Leadership in the Federal Government

"Hispanics United in Strengthening  America," this year's theme for the National Organization for Mexican American Rights, Inc. (NOMAR) Training...

July 29, 2011
Celebrating the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
This day in history - in 1990 to be exact - the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. This civil rights legislation helps ensure
July 20, 2011
Our Commitment to Asian American and Pacific Islanders at the Department of Energy

Today we were honored to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) month, recognizing the significant contributions of AAPI individuals...

May 5, 2011
First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary Chu Honor Employees for Public Service Recognition Week

First Lady Michelle Obama thanks employees in this video for Public Service Recognition Week.

March 30, 2011
Mentoring Our Future Generation of STEM Professionals

A program aimed at introducing the students to successful women in science and technology.

February 25, 2011
Rita Franklin, Chief Human Capital Officer, US Department of Energy. | Energy Department Photo
Celebrating Black History Month with DOE's Rita Franklin

Throughout the month of February, we're introducing some remarkable African Americans who are working to advance the President's clean energy...