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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Our Roots: Empowering Youth & Finding Common Ground

  In 1939, as a freshman at Senn High School on the North side of Chicago, E. Betty Levin was “knocked off my seat when I heard about an upcoming assembly featuring Frank Sinatra.” The special gathering, sponsored by the American Conference on Diversity’s predecessor, the National Conference on Christians and Jews (NCCJ), was not…

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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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What Does Gender Equality Mean to You?

In recognition of Women’s History Month and the 65th anniversary of the New Brunswick-based American Conference on Diversity’s social-justice work in New Jersey, we asked women statewide to share their definitions of gender equality. This is a tribute to all of the Garden State women whose unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion has proved invaluable…

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