There Is No Place for Hate in New Jersey

A Message from American Conference on Diversity  President & CEO Elizabeth Williams-Riley Death and injury — the horrifying outcome of “Unite the Right” protests in Charlottesville, Va. — paint a clear picture of hatred and bigotry in action. The American Conference on Diversity, its colleagues, and supporters condemn and stand in opposition to perpetrators of…

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American Conference on Diversity to Honor Legendary George Sowa of Greater Trenton with Real Estate Humanitarian Award

The American Conference on Diversity will host the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Networking Reception and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 4 (11:30 am – 1:30 pm), at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, NJ. This significant industry-wide event – which brings together bankers, real estate professionals, and economic development and community leaders to recognize the civic contributions of…

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Grammy-Winning Music Legend Dionne Warwick & Berkeley College’s Kevin Luing Invite You to the 69th Humanitarian Awards Gala

Hosted by Miss America 2004 Ericka Dunlap, the American Conference on Diversity fundraiser will honor AT&T Chairman & CEO Randall Stephenson, Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility CEO Cid Wilson, RWJBarnabas Health, and more on April 6 Grammy Award-winning music legend Dionne Warwick (right) and Berkeley College Chair Kevin Luing are honored to co-chair the American Conference…

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New Jersey Citizens Tackle the Rising Tide of Hate

Did you know that 1,094 hate incidents were reported to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) one month after the US presidential election? That the majority of these incidents took place in K-12 classrooms? That immigrant, Black, Muslim, and LGBTQ people were the top targets? Hate is not restricted to individual acts – it spreads…

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NJ Colleges and Universities Gather at NJCU to Discuss the Charge for Diversity in a Climate of Globalization

On Nov. 18, the American Conference on Diversity in partnership with New Jersey City University (NJCU) and several other colleges and universities throughout the state held the annual Diversity Issues in Higher Education conference for more than 200 engaged and enlightened leaders from tri-state-area schools, communities, and workplaces, including Judge Lawrence M. Lawson, Of Counsel…

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Realogy Earns Real Estate Humanitarian Award at American Conference on Diversity’s Annual Fundraiser

The American Conference on Diversity presented the 2016 Commercial Real Estate Industry Humanitarian Award to Realogy on October 4 before an audience of bankers, community and corporate leaders, real estate development executives, law professionals, and a West Orange Chronicle reporter during the annual youth leadership-development fundraiser in West Orange, NJ. In addition to raising funds…

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Position Statement on International Day of Peace

“Bigotry is cutting short innocent lives. Religious discrimination thrives. Homophobia breeds bias. Gender inequality exists. Economic disparities are prevalent. People who are differently abled still struggle for inclusion. Protests are happening worldwide! These are all indications of the work we still have to do to bring about peace and social justice around the globe. During…

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