Promoting Healthcare Cultural Competency With Free Training Program

Studies found that multiple factors contribute to healthcare disparities, including bias, stereotyping, and prejudice on the part of healthcare providers. As a result, The Joint Commission set several standards of care that are mindful of patients’ culture, language, literacy, and learning needs. To facilitate these standards among New Jersey’s healthcare professionals, the American Conference on…

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Atlantic County: Rebuilding a Community in Unity Post-Sandy & Honoring Local Advocates of Diversity

In the wake of rebuilding New Jersey communities after superstorm Sandy, the American Conference on Diversity Atlantic County chapter will cast the spotlight on four community activists who have been driving forces behind numerous youth, senior, religious, and other diversity-related organizations at our Annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner. “This is a great opportunity to join our…

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Moving Forward After Sandy: Leaders Unite at Higher Ed Conference

As New Jersey slowly returns to normalcy in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, community leaders, educators, and institutions throughout New Jersey are coming together to explore strategies for moving forward at the American Conference on Diversity’s 12th Annual Statewide Conference on Diversity Issues in Higher Education. “Who Has the Access C.O.D.E.? Positioning a Generation for…

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Health Equality Conference Aims to Increase Health Literacy

One-third of all adults in the United States have limited health literacy, according to the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, hampering their ability to adequately understand information to make smart healthcare decisions. To help close this healthcare disparities gap, the American Conference on Diversity is hosting its annual Health Equality Conference December 7…

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