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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As We Celebrate Women’s History Month, the American Conference on Diversity Is Honored to Recognize OIC-CADI Dr. Pamela Thomas with the Bridge Builder Award

The American Conference on Diversity will honor Dr. Pamela Thomas, Principal at Opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC) of America’s Career and Academic Development Institute (CADI), with the 2017 Bridge Builder Award on Thursday, April 6, during the 69th Annual Humanitarian Awards Gala at the Pleasantdale Château in West Orange, NJ. OIC was founded by Reverend Leon…

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Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility CEO Cid Wilson Earns D&I Champion Award

American Conference on Diversity will recognize the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) CEO Cid Wilson with the Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award on Thursday, April 6, at the Pleasantdale Château in West Orange, NJ. Aligned with the mission of the organization to create inclusive workplaces, communities, and schools, Mr. Wilson directs programs and initiatives…

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New Jersey Citizens Tackle the Rising Tide of Hate

Did you know that 1,094 hate incidents were reported to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) one month after the US presidential election? That the majority of these incidents took place in K-12 classrooms? That immigrant, Black, Muslim, and LGBTQ people were the top targets? Hate is not restricted to individual acts – it spreads…

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NJ Colleges and Universities Gather at NJCU to Discuss the Charge for Diversity in a Climate of Globalization

On Nov. 18, the American Conference on Diversity in partnership with New Jersey City University (NJCU) and several other colleges and universities throughout the state held the annual Diversity Issues in Higher Education conference for more than 200 engaged and enlightened leaders from tri-state-area schools, communities, and workplaces, including Judge Lawrence M. Lawson, Of Counsel…

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