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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17th Annual Diversity Issues in Higher Education Conference to Tackle Today’s Climate of Hate

Hear Perspectives of Charlottesville Vice Mayor Dr. Wes Bellamy, Author Eileen Gale Kugler, and Other Social Justice Leaders at Berkeley College on Friday, November 17  The American Conference on Diversity in collaboration with Berkeley College will hold the 17th Annual Diversity Issues in Higher Education Conference – “Making Meaning of Today’s Cultural Climate” –on Friday, November…

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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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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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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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FREE American Conference on Diversity Program Helps Support Returning Vets in New Jersey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 12, 2013 – New Brunswick, NJ—The Atlantic County Chapter of the American Conference on Diversity is pleased to present a free program March 21 to educate, spread awareness, and promote a better understanding of the needs of our returning veterans. Hosted by Atlantic Cape Community College, “Supporting Those Who Serve: Helping the Returning…

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