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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The Orlando Massacre Is an Awakening for Unity!

  April 2014: A Missouri man with a long resume of anti-Semitism opened fire outside two Jewish centers, killing a 14-year-old boy, his grandfather, and a 53-year-old woman. June 2015: Nine people were massacred during Bible study in an historic black church in South Carolina. August 2015: The remains of 20-year-old Elisha Walker, a transgender…

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The American Conference on Diversity Welcomes Two New Board of Trustees Members

  The American Conference on Diversity is proud to announce the appointment of two new Board of Trustees members – Tim Giordano (right) and Tabiri M. Chukunta – who will play a pivotal role in helping the organization build just and inclusive schools, workplaces, and communities through awareness, education, and advocacy. They will serve as…

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Spectacular NJ Fundraiser Helps Fight Bias, Bigotry & Hate in the State

The American Conference on Diversity to Honor the Luing Family, Jennifer Allyn, Deborah Dagit, Sue Henderson & Seham Abdala at the 2016 Humanitarian Awards  Please join the American Conference on Diversity in paying tribute to five remarkable community leaders during the 2016 Statewide Humanitarian Awards fundraiser on Thursday, April 7, in West Orange, NJ. Everyday…

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Our Roots: Empowering Youth & Finding Common Ground

  In 1939, as a freshman at Senn High School on the North side of Chicago, E. Betty Levin was “knocked off my seat when I heard about an upcoming assembly featuring Frank Sinatra.” The special gathering, sponsored by the American Conference on Diversity’s predecessor, the National Conference on Christians and Jews (NCCJ), was not…

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