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Senator Cory Booker, Personality Soledad O'Brien, and More to Receive Humanitarian Awards at Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange


WEST ORANGE, NJ -  The 66th American Conference on Diversity Anniversary State Humanitarian dinner will be held at the Plesantdale Chateau located at 757 Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange, on Thursday, April 3. Senator Cory Booker, Award-Winning Journalist Soledad O’Brien, New Jersey Natural Gas COO Kathleen Ellis will receive Humanitarian Awards and the New Jersey Devils will receive the new Bridge Builder Award.

Each year the ACD celebrates the accomplishments of indivduals and organizations that are committed to diversity and inclusion in New Jersey. Corporate and community leaders gather to network and raise funds that support leadership-development programs for high-school students throughout the state. 

A silent auction including art, sports memorabilia, Judith Ripka jewelry, and more, will be held during the event. To purchase tickets for the 66th Anniversary State Humanitarian Dinner, contact Gala Coordinator Barbara Getze at or (800) 626-8097. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Special Anniversary ads and sponsorship opportunities are also available. 

The American Conference on Diversity has been serving schools, organizations, workplaces, and communities in New Jersey since 1948. The American Conference on Diversity operates Regional Community Networks covering the state of New Jersey. Visit to learn more.

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