Social Justice Leaders, Students, Educators & D&I Executives Convened at Berkeley College to Combat Today’s Climate of Hate

On Nov. 17, the American Conference on Diversity in partnership with Berkeley College and other colleges and universities held the 17th annual Diversity Issues in Higher Education conference to discuss solutions to today’s surge in hate with keynote speaker Charlottesville Vice Mayor Dr. Wes Bellamy and other thought leaders. “When you see what transpired on…

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There Is No Place for Hate in New Jersey

A Message from American Conference on Diversity  President & CEO Elizabeth Williams-Riley Death and injury — the horrifying outcome of “Unite the Right” protests in Charlottesville, Va. — paint a clear picture of hatred and bigotry in action. The American Conference on Diversity, its colleagues, and supporters condemn and stand in opposition to perpetrators of…

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American Conference on Diversity to Honor Legendary George Sowa of Greater Trenton with Real Estate Humanitarian Award

The American Conference on Diversity will host the 2017 Commercial Real Estate Networking Reception and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 4 (11:30 am – 1:30 pm), at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, NJ. This significant industry-wide event – which brings together bankers, real estate professionals, and economic development and community leaders to recognize the civic contributions of…

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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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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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