Celebrate 20 Years of Opening Minds with the American Conference on Diversity

Since 1995, our Lead for Diversity Institute has enhanced the leadership & social skills of 3,200 students across NJ. Be part of the transformative experience on Corporate Volunteer Day! For the past two decades, the American Conference on Diversity’s Lead for Diversity (LFD) Institute has worked with thousands of high-school students and more than 120…

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NJ’s Premier Diversity Issues in Higher Education Conference – Dedicated to the Memory of Rutgers Dr. Clement Price

Note: In honor of the recent loss of Rutgers University Dr. Clement Alexander Price (1945 – 2014), this year’s conference will be dedicated to his legacy. Dr. Price taught history at the Newark campus, where he was a Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, and was an American Conference on Diversity 2004 Humanitarian Award honoree. The 14th Annual…

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100+ Future Diversity Leaders Aim to “Change the Game” in the Garden State

“Best week of my life. A new family and a place to call home”…“I’m seriously crying right now – this experience changed my life”…”Can’t wait to make a difference in the world!” Sophomore, junior, and senior high-school students from 20 schools across New Jersey who participated in American Conference on Diversity’s Lead for Diversity (LFD)…

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New Jersey Students Step Up to Lead for Diversity!

Leveraging Diversity for a Better Educational Experience in Our Schools The American Conference on Diversity staff is ramping up for the annual Lead for Diversity (LFD) program, a year-long initiative that will begin July 13 with an intensive six-day residential retreat in Pennsylvania. This year, teams of students entering grades 10, 11, and 12 from…

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60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education, the Need for Change Continues!

“Education is a principal instrument in awakening the child to cultural values, in preparing him for later professional training, and in helping him to adjust normally to his environment.” –U.S. Chief Justice Warren On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Brown vs. Board of Education that state laws establishing “separate but…

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Multiculturalism, Our Diversity Mission & More: We Are Thankful for …

  During this special time of the year – as the American Conference on Diversity counts down our final days of a memorable 65th anniversary celebrating respect and understanding – our organization and the people we encounter via diversity-training sessions, educational forums, recognition events, social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram), and dozens of other…

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