American Conference on Diversity: Fighting Bias, Bigotry & Hate for 70 Years in New Jersey

This year kicks off the 70th Anniversary celebration of the American Conference on Diversity (ACoD). For most of the organizational history, it was known as the National Conference of Christians and Jews. ACoD established its New Jersey office in 1948 and became one of the state’s earliest movements of resistance to fight bias, bigotry, and…

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The American Conference on Diversity Welcomes D&I Leader Gloria McDonald to the Staff

The American Conference on Diversity is pleased to announce the addition of Gloria McDonald to the staff. In her role as Associate Administrator, she will oversee daily operations and help expand the statewide nonprofit’s diversity and inclusion education and training services. “The American Conference on Diversity is excited to have Gloria’s expertise and extensive D&I…

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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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