November 28, 2023

Empowering Voices: Engaging Communities and Advancing Equity and Energy Justice

In case you missed it, in late October 2023 the newly name U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Justice and Equity hosted Justice Week 2023. The hybrid event packed in expert speakers, panel discussions, group conversations, and...

November 17, 2023

U.S. Department of Energy Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

November 14, 2023: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) held its 2023 Native American Heritage Month event to celebrate Native and Indigenous peoples, past and present.  For over 33 years, during the month of November, DOE has honored...

October 26, 2023

DOE Celebrates 2023 National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted an hour-long event recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

September 28, 2023

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the diverse history of generations of Latinos who have shaped our Nation.

July 6, 2023

Households of Color Continue to Experience Energy Insecurity at Disproportionately Higher Rates

Household energy insecurity impacts millions of U.S. households every year. Energy insecurity, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, includes three conditions: (1) a difficulty paying energy bills (2) reduced or forewent...

June 28, 2023

Looking Back and Moving Forward: DOE Celebrates Pride Month

On June 27, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) hosted its 2023 Pride Month Celebration, honoring the many contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community within DOE and beyond.

June 22, 2023

DOE Energy Justice to the People Roadshow Gains Momentum in Port Arthur, TX and Lake Charles, LA

The southern coasts of Texas and Louisiana are hot and sticky. It’s physically uncomfortable to stand under the blistering sun for hours on end. It becomes even more so when the topic of conversation is about the generation of intentional failures that...

May 30, 2023

2023 Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month Celebration

On May 23, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) and Energy Asian American Pacific Islander Network (AAPIN) Employee Resource Group hosted its...

April 19, 2023

Energy Justice to the People Roadshow: ED Leads DOE Delegation to Rio Grande Valley and Corpus Christi

The Rio Grande Valley is a place like no other. It’s composed of large stretches of green fields recently planted by the people of the valley and nurtured by the nearby river. Fields, towns, roads, a border, and aguas frescas stands follow the...

April 3, 2023

Our Stories, Our Future: DOE Hosts Annual Women’s History Month Ceremony

In celebration of the many contributions and achievements of women in the energy sector and beyond, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) hosted its 2023 Women’s History Month (WHM) Observance Ceremony on...