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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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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