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The American Conference on Diversity is dedicated to building just and inclusive schools, workplaces, and communities through awareness, education, and advocacy.
The American Conference on Diversity is dedicated to building just and inclusive schools, workplaces, and communities through awareness, education, and advocacy.

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Starting your holiday shopping? This season, you can support the +American Conference on Diversity when you do your shopping at smile.amazon.com here --> http://smile.amazon.com/ch/32-0154928. PLEASE bookmark this site so all of your eligible online shopping will benefit our nonprofit -- and please help us spread the word by sharing this link with your friends, family and coworkers to help fight hate!!! +YouShopAmazonDonates +donate +NoHateNJ
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11/19/17
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Our 17th Annual Diversity Issues in Higher Education conference that was hosted today by Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, is in the news +DivHigherEd17 +NoHateNJ +NorthJersey.com - The Record Online

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Ready to resist the surge in hate? SPEAK OUT! Join the +American Conference on Diversity "Diversity Issues in Higher Education" Tweet chat tomorrow (11/17) from 12 -1 pm ET http://conta.cc/2yOtvLg Follow #DivHigherEd17

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Tomorrow's the day!!! We hope you can join the +American Conference on Diversity's "Diversity Issues in Higher Education: Making Meaning of Today's Cultural Climate" conference on Friday, hosted by +berkeleycollege in Woodland Park, NJ.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Wes Bellamy, Vice Mayor of Charlottesville, VA. The youngest individual to ever be elected to the Charlottesville City Council, Dr. Bellamy witnessed firsthand the tragic events of August 12, 2017, and continues to address racial issues in the community.

The keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion withEILEEN KUGLER, author of Innovative Voices in Education, International Association of Chiefs of Police Vice President Paul Cell, Kavita Mehra, Executive Director of Sakhi for South Asian Women, and Mary Chayko, Professor and Director of Interdisciplinary Studies at +Rutgers University School of Communication and Information. It will be moderated by James Harris, Past President of the New Jersey State Conference +NAACP.

On-site registration will be available. Learn more details here >> http://bit.ly/2gC2q6y

Unable to attend? Follow the hashtag #DivHigherEd17 on Twitter and Instagram and join our live Tweet chat from 12 - 1 pm ET to be part of this exciting learning event!!!! +NJevent +NoHateNJ

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ONLY 2 MORE DAYS... The +American Conference on Diversity will present a powerful dialogue on "Making Meaning of Today's Cultural Climate" at our conference this Friday, November 17th, co-sponsored by +berkeleycollege in Woodland Park, NJ.

“Diversity and inclusion are responsibilities we all share," says Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. "We believe teaching and learning build the road to respect and inspire progress in our society.” Michael will open the event, while our CEO Elizabeth Arnett Williams-Riley (shown right) welcomes keynote speaker Wes Bellamy, Vice Mayor of Charlottesville, VA (left). The youngest individual to ever be elected to the Charlottesville City Council, Dr. Bellamy witnessed firsthand the tragic events of August 12, 2017, and continues to address racial issues in the community. Visit Berkeley's newsroom to learn more: http://bit.ly/2zKX55S

Can't make the event? Follow the hashtag #DivHigherEd17 on Twitter and Instagram and join our live Tweet chat from 12 - 1 pm ET to gain useful D&I insights and solutions +NoHateNJ
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11/15/17
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Yet another incident of hate in our schools!!! The current climate is intensifying with hate crimes surging over the past two years, reports the FBI.

PLEASE open your heart and help the +American Conference on Diversity open minds through education, awareness, and advocacy through your financial support --> http://bit.ly/1VjFkRN +donate +NoHateNJ

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The +American Conference on Diversity works to build bridges across cultural divides and encourages interfaith collaboration in order to educate, increase understanding, and promote respect. Here are two upcoming events you may want to attend in the coming weeks:

NOV 21 (6:30 - 8 pm): "Union County's All Faith Leadership Meet & Greet" at the Muslim Community Center of Union County in Elizabeth, NJ http://www.mccuc.org/wp/

DEC 2 ( 6 - 9 pm): "Finding Peace" at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rahway, NJ http://www.zionlutherannj.net/# +interfaith +NoHateNJ
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11/14/17
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For the first time in over a decade, the FBI has found, hate crimes have risen in America two years in a row!!! Our work at +American Conference on Diversity is needed now more than ever to increase awareness, educate and protect marginalized groups. Standing up to fear mongers & get involved with our organization 👉🏾 http://bit.ly/2bkJj0j +HuffPost +NoHateNJ +HateCrimes

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DID YOU KNOW... The +American Conference on Diversity's rich legacy of building bridges across cultural divides has roots dating back to 1927 with the National Conference of Christians and Jews in New York City? Today, New Jersey is one of the nation’s most diverse states and reaps the benefits of our work, including our collaborations with interfaith groups. Here are two interfaith events you may be interested in attending this week:

>> November 14 ( 7 - 9 pm) at Mount Saint Mary in Watchung, NJ: Unity Among the People of God. Click here to learn more and register --> http://msmhope.org

>> November 16 (5 pm) at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ: Interfaith Discussions on Islamophobia in New Jersey. Click here to learn more and register --> https://www.monmouth.edu/interfaith/ +interfaith +religion +NoHateNJ
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11/13/17
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As we head into the holiday gift-giving season, please open your heart and mind by supporting the +American Conference on Diversity's mission to combat bias, bullying and hate through awareness, education, and advocacy!

Best of all, it costs you nothing! When you shop at AmazonSmile, +Amazon.com will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to ACOD! Click here to start shopping and giving back 😊 https://smile.amazon.com/ch/32-0154928 +GiveBack +NoHateNJ
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