Celebrating Triumphs – ActioNet Graduations 2021

July 14, 2021

School Graduates in the ActioNet Family

By Dee C. Education is the most fundamental pillar of life. Information gathered in primary and secondary education propels students to excel in their lives and careers. ActioNet firmly believes in the importance of schooling and pursuing education. We celebrate the successes of students within the ActioNet family—no matter their age or education level. This… Read more »

Why May?: The History and Impact of AAPI Heritage Month

May 28, 2021

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Photo Credit to Kheel Center, Photographer Unknown By Bobby T. Growing up and working in the diverse DMV area has provided me exposure and a great appreciation for the vast cultural backgrounds and traditions of both friends and colleagues. Each of us has so much to offer and contribute toward enriching each other’s lives when… Read more »

Asian Pacific Islander Cuisine

May 12, 2021

Hawaiian Poke Bowls are one type of Hawaiian Cuisine

Hawaiian Poke Bowls are one type of Hawaiian Cuisine by Gary M. May is Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, and to honor the rich history and accomplishments of AAPIs throughout the history of the United States, I would like to celebrate the month with ono (Hawaiian for good tasting) comfort food that resulted from… Read more »

ActioNet Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 11, 2021

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By Christina D. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the United States. The celebration began in 1977, when Congress declared the first 10 days of May as Pacific Asian American Heritage Week. The tradition continued until 1990, when Pacific Asian American Heritage Week we extended throughout the month of May. Like most heritage… Read more »

Interviewing Kids for Bring your Children to Work Day

May 4, 2021

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By Dee C.  On April 22nd ActioNeters celebrated (Virtual) Bring your Kids to Work Day. Employees were encouraged to allow their children to shadow them for the day. Many of our ActioNeters participated by bringing their children into video meetings and introducing them to their coworkers.  Three participants shared photos and videos of their experiences…. Read more »

Promoting the Collective Work / Life Balance

March 5, 2021

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By Meaghan B. In December of 2020, I spent time reviewing the corporate employee satisfaction survey, in order to determine which aspects of their career at ActioNet employees most value; the options varied from financial considerations, to career advancement opportunities as well as opportunities to engage in challenging and meaningful work. Of all options, employees… Read more »

Celebrating the Holidays with Furry Friends

November 23, 2020

Holiday Pet Photos

By Dee C.  The weather has gotten colder outside and thoughts are moving towards the winter holidays. It is getting harder to stay outside, and many of us are looking for ways to celebrate safely indoors. Like many organizations, ActioNet is taking our usual company celebrations online.  Recently we extended our Halloween events to allow employees to submit the… Read more »