The Department of Energy observes special emphasis months as reflected in the list below.  Observances are held annually and are designed for the purpose of providing cultural awareness to the Department. Commemorative activities conducted for these observances are educational and employment-related.

To watch the most recent DOE special observances, please click on the video links below.

Month Special Emphasis Program Videos Program Manager Email Address
January FY '22 Video: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Collette Bankins collette.bankins@hq.doe.gov
February FY '22 Video: Black History Month Charlie Carrasco charlie.carrasco@hq.doe.gov
March FY '22 Video: Women's History Month Program Charlie Carrasco charlie.carrasco@hq.doe.gov
May FY '22 Video: Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Program Collette Bankins collette.bankins@hq.doe.gov
June FY '21 Video: Pride Month Program  Charlie Carrasco charlie.carrasco@hq.doe.gov
September FY '22 Video: National Hispanic Heritage Month Collette Bankins collette.bankins@hq.doe.gov
October FY '22 Video: National Disability Employment Awareness Month Brad Shaff bradley.shaff@hq.doe.gov
November  FY '22 Video: National Native American Heritage Month Collette Bankins collette.bankins@hq.doe.gov

 

Photo Gallery: Selected Photos from Recent Special Observance Events