Employment Opportunity: Office Coordinator

An Opportunity to Support Diversity & Inclusion Statewide Programs The American Conference on Diversity is seeking an Office Coordinator to further the statewide non-profit’s diversity and inclusion programs that help employers and their employees, community organizations, and institutions explore ways to value diversity and promote respect. Successful candidate will be assertive, experienced in office administration, must have…

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The American Conference on Diversity Common Ground Institute Holds Inaugural Retreat for Diversity Leaders

An Inspiring, Challenging, Fulfilling Weekend at the American Conference on Diversity Common Ground Institute – A must-do for the soul and the work In the first retreat of its kind, multiple generations of corporate diversity and inclusion leaders, educators, students, social-justice leaders, and healthcare professionals attended the American Conference on Diversity’s Common Ground Institute during Martin…

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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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Courageous Conversations on Common Ground – Reimaging Human Relations in 2016

Want to deepen your understanding of diversity and inclusion (D&I) work and its intersectionality with social justice? Join us for a weekend of engagement at the Common Ground Institute on Jan. 15 – 17 at Frost Valley YMCA. This inaugural three-day community-building retreat, sponsored in part by L’Oreal USA, is design to support the personal and professional…

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The American Conference on Diversity Position Statement on Hate

  The increased mainstreaming of hate in our society is careless and dangerous to millions of people of all races, religions, cultures and abilities. Transgender Equity, Black Lives Matter, Muslims for Peace, Women’s Rights, Fair Wages and the list goes on. Every day new headlines reveal the realities of how important diversity and inclusion are…

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NJ Colleges and Universities Tackle Bias, Bigotry and Move from Words to Action

Every year, more than one half million college students are targets of bias-driven slurs or physical assaults. Every day, at least one hate crime occurs on a college campus. Every minute, a college student sees or hears racist remarks or images. The American Conference on Diversity (ACOD) President & CEO Elizabeth Williams-Riley shared these sobering…

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“Leaning into Discomfort:” Moorestown Friends School Students Attend ACOD-Facilitated Diversity‬ Workshop

A selected group of 46 Upper School students attended a half-day leadership training workshop facilitated by the American Conference on Diversity (ACOD) on Monday, October 19. ACOD works to provide experiential youth leadership programs that empower individuals and institutions to address issues of bias and discrimination and advocate for meaningful social change in communities. The…

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