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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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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Position Statement on International Day of Peace

“Bigotry is cutting short innocent lives. Religious discrimination thrives. Homophobia breeds bias. Gender inequality exists. Economic disparities are prevalent. People who are differently abled still struggle for inclusion. Protests are happening worldwide! These are all indications of the work we still have to do to bring about peace and social justice around the globe. During…

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Step Up to Fight Hate at the 16th Annual Diversity Stride Walk in Jersey City

As hate hits an historic high mark, the American Conference on Diversity is calling on corporate employees, fraternities/sororities, educators, youth service organizations, community and faith leaders, students and families to take a step in the right direction! Join hundreds of change agents throughout the tri-state area on Sunday, June 26, at the 16th annual Diversity…

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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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