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Novartis, foundation launch 10-year collaboration with minority organizations, HBCUs to focus on health disparities

Novartis and its Novartis US Foundation announced a planned 10-year collaboration to create programs addressing the root causes of systemic disparities in health outcomes, and to create greater diversity, equity and inclusion across the...

Underserved communities concerned about COVID – but skeptical about vaccine

Black and Latinx people intensely sought information on COVID-19 and engaged in public health measures such as mask-wearing and testing due to devastating experiences during the pandemic – but they still are skeptical about...

Eight NJ-based companies get 100% on Disability Equality Index

Eight New Jersey companies were among the nearly 200 that received a 100% score from the Disability Equality Index that was released Thursday by Disability:IN, a leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. The...

10 from N.J. make list of Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Ten companies based in New Jersey or with their U.S. headquarters here made this year’s list of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women, according to list creator Seramount, the former Working Mother Media. The 10...

Affordable housing project for LGBTQ community breaks ground in Newark

The LGBT RAIN Foundation broke ground Tuesday in Newark on a first-of-its-kind affordable and inclusive housing project for the LGBTQ community. The building will be located in the West Ward, near Donald Payne School, at...

iCIMS research finds mixed bag when it comes to diversity recruiting measures

New research by iCIMS found that nearly 20% of organizations are not tracking diversity recruitment metrics, the Holmdel-based cloud talent company said Tuesday. iCIMS partnered with Talent Board, a nonprofit candidate research organization, on “The...

Snaps & Snippets: Baraka announces designer who will create monument for Newark square

The area in Newark that soon will be renamed Tubman Square will include a monument for Harriet Tubman, the pioneering abolitionist, city officials said recently.  In an announcement that also commemorated Newark’s celebration of the...

ROI-NJ presents New Jersey’s most influential DEI leaders 2021

Study after study has shown effective diversity, equity & inclusion programs help companies in a variety of ways. They are good for culture and camaraderie — and they are good for attraction and retention of...

New Jersey’s most influential DEI leaders 2021: A to E

Hester Agudosi Chief diversity officer State of New Jersey Oversees the state Office of Diversity and Inclusion, which has been established to ensure diversity in appointments, recruitment and the execution of diversity and inclusion strategies targeted toward...

New Jersey’s most influential DEI leaders 2021: F to L

James Felton Vice president for inclusive excellence The College of New Jersey Recognized as a national leader and scholar-practitioner in the field of diversity in higher education, Felton has contributed to the development of several diversity and...

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Employment grows by 330K jobs, showing ‘uneven progress,’ ADP says

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Toll Bros. starts work on Middletown townhouse community

Homebuilder Toll Bros. announced Wednesday that it has begun construction on a community in Middletown, called Middletown Walk. The developer said in a news release...