American Conference on Diversity Humanitarian AwardsEvent Room MG_1659

Each year our Humanitarian Awards Dinner recognizes individuals or organizations demonstrating a commitment to our mission to value diversity, educate leaders, and promote respect with the prestigious Humanitarian Awards. This gala event is one of the most significant events of the year for our organization. At the event, guests learn about our mission and our work, while celebrating the achievements of highly deserving and prestigious award recipients.

Proceeds from the Gala support our efforts to recognize the richness of New Jersey’s diversity and eliminate bias and prejudice.


The 2014 Honorees were:

Soledad O’Brien, Award-winning Broadcast Journalist &
Chairman, Starfish Media Group
2014 Humanitarian Awards Honoree
Soledad O'Brien 2014 American Conference on Diversity Humanitarian Award Honoree

U.S. Senator Cory Booker, New Jersey
2014 Humanitarian Awards Honoree

U.S. Senator Cory Booker American Conference on Diversity 2014 Humanitarian Award Recipient

Kathleen T. Ellis, Chief Operating Officer, New Jersey Natural Gas
2014 Humanitarian Awards Honoree
Kathleen T. Ellis, COO, New Jersey Natural Gas 2014 ACOD Humanitarian Awards Honoree

New Jersey Devils
2014 Bridge Builder
NJ devils 2014 ACOD Bridge Builder Award Recipient

This was an inspirational evening that featured excellent networking opportunities and our exciting silent auction which included art, sports memorabilia, Judith Ripka jewelry and much more.