American Conference on Diversity Kicks Off 65th Anniversary Celebration

American Conference on Diversity kicked off a yearlong anniversary celebration January 17, marking 65 years of valuing diversity, educating leaders, and promoting respect throughout New Jersey. In recognition of the social-justice progress our nonprofit organization has made during its 65-year history and to announce new opportunities and special events, staff, board and chapter members, and…

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Wells Fargo Bank Supports the Educators’ Institute 2013

Wells Fargo Bank presents American Conference on Diversity with a $20,000 check to support the Educators’ Institute. Now in its eighth year, this intensive four-day course combines instruction, experiential activities, facilitated dialogue, and small group work for teachers, administrators, counselors, and teachers-in-training who are interested in building more inclusive and affirming classrooms.

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Reflecting on MLK’s Message & Legacy

Join NJ Students, Educators & Community Leaders in a Dynamic Social-Justice Dialog FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRLog (Press Release) – Jan. 14, 2013 – New Brunswick, NJ –“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now” … “The time is always right to do what is right.” These and other…

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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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Former Merck Diversity Manager Joins American Conference on Diversity

The American Conference on Diversity is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Renee Ayers as Director of Professional Development Services. Ayers, who brings to the organization two decades of corporate-sector experience with a focus on global diversity management, will be responsible for working closely with corporate and community leaders to advance their diversity…

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First Latina County Prosecutor in NJ to Keynote 12th Conference

American Conference on Diversity celebrates Hispanic Heritage month with the announcement of Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes as keynote speaker at the 12th Annual Statewide Conference on Diversity Issues in Higher Education. Titled “Who Has the Access C.O.D.E.? Positioning a Generation for Better Careers, Opportunities & Diversity Through Education,” this year’s signature event will…

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Honoring Northern NJ’s Social Justice & Community Leaders

American Conference on Diversity Greater Bergen Chapter is pleased to announce the 2012 Humanitarian Awards honorees, who will be recognized at the Annual Humanitarian Awards Breakfast October 25 at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU). The Humanitarian Awards Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at FDU’s Metropolitan Campus in the Rutherford Room of…

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Golf Classic Winners Take the Prize & Raise $90,000 for Youth

Golfers from throughout New Jersey teed off September 6 at the 18th Annual American Conference on Diversity Pro/Am Golf Classic. Held at the historic Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell, the tournament winners took home non-cash prizes valued at $8,000 and the event helped raise nearly $90,000 for the American Conference on Diversity. Proceeds…

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