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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Election 2016: Where Do We Go From Here? Change Starts With You!

  The 2016 Election has left our nation with more questions than answers regarding the civil liberties and the climate of acceptance and inclusion. Our homes, schools, workplaces, and communities are with the desire to have our truths heard and acknowledged. We all must expect and accept. The current state of our nation has made…

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American Conference on Diversity Nominated for Diversity Academy Nonprofit Award for D&I Commitment

  The American Conference on Diversity has been nominated by the Diversity Academy Awards as an outstanding nonprofit for its commitment toward creating a more diverse and inclusive world. The diversity leadership development organization, along with 35 other companies and individuals nominated across 14 categories, will be recognized and the winners announced at the Diversity…

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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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Courageous Conversations on Common Ground – Reimaging Human Relations in 2016

Want to deepen your understanding of diversity and inclusion (D&I) work and its intersectionality with social justice? Join us for a weekend of engagement at the Common Ground Institute on Jan. 15 – 17 at Frost Valley YMCA. This inaugural three-day community-building retreat, sponsored in part by L’Oreal USA, is design to support the personal and professional…

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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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