The American Conference on Diversity Jersey Shore Chapter, in partnership with HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, will host an information-packed workplace compliance breakfast forum on October 18.

Guest speaker Esther H. Nevarez, Special Assistant to the Director and Community Relations Coordinator at the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, will be talking about what employers can do to be sure they are in compliance with the law during a two-hour presentation entitled “Harassment Prevention in the Employment & Academic Environment.”

Where: HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, 2 Centre Plaza, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

When: The registration and breakfast buffet begins at 7:45 a.m.; the program will run from 8:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Registration: Free, but pre-registration is required. To register, visit, send a fax to 732-745-9419, or call 732-745-9330.

Community co-sponsors: Monmouth County Human Relations Commission and the NJ College and University Professional Association of Human Resources

“We are thrilled to host this upcoming forum. With an aging population and increasingly diverse work force, now more than ever we need to educate both employees and employers to promote a fair, safe, and inclusive working environment for all,” says Kathryn L. Guadagno, RN, BSN, MBA, Assistant Vice President of Community Relations and Ambulatory Services at Monmouth Medical Center/Barnabas Health and the American Conference on Diversity Jersey Shore Chapter Chair. “There is strength in our diversity and, true to the mission of the American Conference on Diversity, we must learn to respect, embrace, and celebrate our differences.”

About the HealthSouth Rehabilitation HospitalsHealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals of New Jersey offers the region’s most comprehensive array of rehabilitation services to return patients to leading active and productive lives. Rehabilitation experts agree that the most important element in any rehabilitation program is early intervention through a carefully directed comprehensive program. HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals provide a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly skilled physicians, nurses and therapists, and the most innovative equipment and technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care. Committed to returning patients to leading independent lives, the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls is a 60-bed acute rehabilitation hospital.

About the American Conference on Diversity
The programs, services, and initiatives of the American Conference on Diversity are among the most important work focused on creating a more inclusive society. It is the unfinished business of living in a highly diverse nation: educating and empowering our next generation of leaders; enhancing our workplaces; and helping to create inclusive communities. The American Conference on Diversity builds on a historic mission and creates programs and activities relevant and vital to 21st Century life. It is a journey we can all take together. The American Conference on Diversity operates eight chapters to help us to educate and empower leaders and bring our messages of inclusion and respect to communities throughout New Jersey: Atlantic County Chapter, Bayonne Chapter, Central Jersey Chapter, Essex County Chapter, Greater Bergen Chapter, Hudson County Chapter, Jersey Shore Chapter, and Mercer County Chapter. Visit to learn more.

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