American Conference on Diversity Honors Six Diversity Ambassadors at the 69th Humanitarian Awards Gala

Despite inclement weather, hundreds flocked to the Pleasantdale Château in West Orange, NJ, on April 6 to pay tribute to six outstanding diversity and inclusion ambassadors who received the American Conference on Diversity’s 2017 Humanitarian Awards. The annual gala helps generate funds to provide scholarships for students and schools throughout New Jersey and New York…

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Disability Rights Advocate and D&I Leader Deb Dagit Earns Diversity Ambassador Award

On Thursday, April 7, the American Conference on Diversity (ACOD) will recognize the outstanding efforts of Deborah Dagit, Principal of the Washington, NJ-based Deb Dagit Diversity, during the 2016 Statewide Humanitarian Awards Fundraiser. “The American Conference on Diversity is doing such important work to enhance diversity and inclusion in education and with employers,” says Ms….

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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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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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“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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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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#STANDTALL & Support the American Conference on Diversity

Students, Teachers, Allies Navigating Discrimination: Take Action Lead & Learn = #STANDTALL   Join our #STANDTALL “selfie” campaign and help the American Conference on Diversity raise $100,000 to continue to deliver life-changing leadership-development programs. You can start with a donation of as little as $5 at www.AmericanConferenceonDiversity.org/donate, and then challenge friends and family via social…

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American Conference on Diversity Welcomes New Board of Trustee Members

The American Conference on Diversity announces new Board of Trustee members and appointments. The organization’s Board of Trustees serve as ambassadors to expand the reach and scope of the American Conference on Diversity’s mission for social justice. Committed leadership is essential during an era that demands we pay attention to human relations and its impact…

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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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