Saturday, June 18, 2011

AAAA Honors Women of the Civil Rights Movement at the Summit


JUNE 28 - 30, 2011

Women of the Civil Rights Movement will be Honored at the Awards Luncheon

It is not too late to register for the Access, Equity and Diversity Summit and Annual Meeting, Atlantic City Convention Center, June 28 - 30, 2011. Joining us as cosponsor is the New Jersey Affirmative Action Officers' Council. At the Summit, you will be able to take fourteen outstanding workshops, including two pre-conference workshops on Faculty Recruitment and Retention and the EEO Boot Camp. Director of OFCCP, Patricia A. Shiu will speak at the Welcome and Opening Session and the Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Jacqueline Berrien will speak at the luncheon on June 29th.

Our Diversity Showcase Seminar will feature national, state and local experts including Veronica Villalobos, Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, OPM; Armstrong Williams, Radio and TV commentator; Professor Marie Christine Pauwels of the University of Paris (via Skype) and Steve O. Michael, Arcadia University and NADOHE.

The Summit will also explore the issue of “Equity in Education” at the elementary/secondary level. This plenary session will feature Stephanie James Wilson, Amistad Commission (NJ); Dr. Gilda Rorro Baldassari, NJ Italian and Italian American Heritage Commission; Dr. Paul Winkler, Commission on Holocaust Education; and Dr. Paula C. Rodriguez Rust, Spectrum Diversity. Hope R. Blackburn, Esq. will moderate the panel.

Our Annual Awards Luncheon on June 30th will include Luke Visconti, DiversityInc, who will moderate, and will celebrate the Women of the Civil Rights Movement when Flonzie Brown Wright, Mississippi Freedom 50th, will speak. In addition to the AAAA Awards, the NJAAOC will award scholarships to three deserving school children.

Don't miss this opportunity to meet colleagues, network and enhance your professional skills at the AAAA Access, Equity and Diversity Summit!

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