The American Conference on Diversity Helps NJ Educators Create Multicultural Learning Environments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 27, 2013 – New Brunswick, NJ—The recent brawl involving several hundred students and injuring four at Minneapolis South High School in Minnesota, sparked by ongoing tensions between African-American and Somali teens, is a stark reminder that racial, religious and other biases often manifest in schools and are present in the lives of students…

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American Conference on Diversity Jersey Shore Chapter Dining for Diversity Humanitarian Honorees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 26, 2013 – New Brunswick, NJ—The American Conference on Diversity Jersey Shore Chapter is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2013 Dining for Diversity Humanitarian Awards. These outstanding individuals and groups will be recognized on March 14 for their contributions to promote understanding and respect among all races, religions, and cultures through…

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Free Harassment Prevention in the Employment and Academics Environment

FREE “Harassment Prevention” Learning Forum Presented by the American Conference on Diversity The American Conference on Diversity Essex County Chapter will be hosting a free forum April 10 to help ensure employers are in compliance with the law. The two-hour presentation titled “Harassment Prevention in the Employment & Academic Environment” is co-sponsored by the United…

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Is that Trayvon Martin Sitting Next to You?

This column was originally published by the Paterson Press on February 13, 2013. Since the Trayvon Martin case has become a national and global focus, I have not entered a single boardroom where the circumstances of his death have not significantly impacted someone’s life beyond the town of Sanford, FL. After Trayvon’s fatal shooting by…

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FREE American Conference on Diversity Program Helps Support Returning Vets in New Jersey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 12, 2013 – New Brunswick, NJ—The Atlantic County Chapter of the American Conference on Diversity is pleased to present a free program March 21 to educate, spread awareness, and promote a better understanding of the needs of our returning veterans. Hosted by Atlantic Cape Community College, “Supporting Those Who Serve: Helping the Returning…

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Educators: Are You Modeling Inclusive Behaviors – or Unintentionally Transferring Biases?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 12, 2013 – New Brunswick, NJ—Fact: Young children base decisions on intuition, and early childhood educators who model inclusive behaviors positively impact our future by fighting bias. Are you? On April 17, the American Conference on Diversity will empower educators to create learning environments where differences are embraced. With funding from the PNC…

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Closing the Education Gap: Wells Fargo & PNC Foundation Support Diversity Training for NJ Educators

American Conference on Diversity, in cooperation with the Peter Sammartino School of Education at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) and with the generous support of a $20,000 grant from Wells Fargo Bank, will offer “The Power of Educators: Creating Multicultural Learning Environments” through our Educators’ Institute this summer. Now in its eighth year, the Educators’ Institute…

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