American Conference on Diversity Statement On Death Threats to Black Kean University Students

  On Tuesday, an anonymous Twitter user posted messages threatening to shoot Black students at Kean University. This occurred while a rally to raise awareness of racial unrest at college campuses was being held at Kean University and nationwide in response to the University of Missouri incidents. User @keanuagainstblk posted a series of tweets: “kean…

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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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ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER

  JOIN the American Conference on Diversity’s volunteer advisory team as we educate and empower leaders to promote respect among all races, religions, and cultures. Did you know that NJ ranks #3 with the most active hate groups in the nation? It’s going to take an unprecedented amount of effort to continue to create more…

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NJ Diversity Leaders Unite to Launch the #Change15Coming Movement

Youth, educators & corporate volunteers gathered at the Lead for Diversity Institute to create diversity Action Plans that will impact our future! While most New Jersey teens were heading to the Jersey Shore, a group of inspirational sophomore, junior, and senior high-school student leaders from a dozen schools across the Garden State traveled to the…

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2015 Diversity Stride Walk Unites NJ Leaders to Support Youth Leadership Education

Despite a soggy start, the sun broke out on Saturday, June 6, when committed diversity and inclusion leaders and teams flocked to the American Conference on Diversity’s 15th annual Diversity Stride Walk-a-Thon at Liberty State Park in Jersey City. One by one, participants and Diversity Stride team members – from fraternities and sororities to foundations…

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