Diversity Champions Dinner
November 10, 2021
Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Place: Pines Manor, Edison
Come out and celebrate Jersey's diversity champions at one of the biggest business events of the year!
Join the NJ Chamber and the African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ for a cocktail reception and dinner. Meet the diversity champions who have made a real difference and network with business leaders from across the state.
Dress code for the event is business casual.
VP, Equal Opportunity Agenda
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Honored for taking a national leadership position on diversity and inclusion initiatives on behalf of the American business community, and codifying the actions and goals of this initiative in the Equal Opportunity Agenda.
Friday is Tie Day
Honored for founding Friday is Tie Day, a non-profit that mentors African American youth by imbuing the with the knowledge and skills needed to improve their life outcomes – both personally and professionally. Friday Is Tie Day is geared towards young men in grades 8-12. The program encourages the young men to wear ties to school on Friday and make a deliberate effort to dress and act like gentlemen.
Founder, President and CEO
African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ
Honored for a lifetime of leadership and advocacy in the cause of equality for black business executives and black businesses in New Jersey. The honor will include presentation of $35K check to the African American Chamber.
Pascale Sykes Foundation
Honored for decades of work championing the “whole family approach” so working families can stabilize themselves and create the circle of support essential to achieving long-term success. The Foundation opened its doors in 1992 out of a belief that all members of a family — adults and children — can achieve and maintain a stable, supportive environment if they have the tools and support network to cope with short-term stresses and issues.
Jobs for America’s Graduates New Jersey (JAG NJ)
JAG NJ will be honored for its ongoing work serving young adults to develop valuable workforce skills so they are prepared for post-secondary education, certification, military service, and/or employment.