ACCEPT, RESPECT, and APPRECIATE our differences.

The Township of Derry is committed to advancing equity and inclusion for all residents and visitors. The Township supports fairness and anti-discrimination, and values the differences and diversity within our community. The Township fosters a social climate which makes all residents and visitors feel welcomed.

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion – Resolution 1510, Adopted April 25, 2017

Hershey All Things Diversity Events

The Township of Derry is pleased to invite the community to the Hershey Area All Things Diversity Sessions for 2018-2019. The educational sessions are organized by the Township, Downtown Hershey Association, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, The Hershey Company,  Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, and The Derry Township School District.

All of the sessions will be held on the main level of The Hershey Story located at 63 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey.  A light supper and dessert will be provided to attendees. The sessions are free but seating is limited and advance registration is required.

2018-19 Series

Empowering Women and Girls
September 12, 2018, 5:30-7:15 p.m., Hershey Story Museum

First Session of Hershey All Things Diversity Series Empowers Women and Girls

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Anti-bias Training – Equity and Equality
November 14, 2018, 5:30-7:15 p.m., Hershey Story Museum

Dr. Paul Haidet Helps Hershey Honestly Explore Internal Unconscious Bias

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Addressing Micro-Inequities and Micro-Aggressions
January 23, 2019, 5:30-7:15 p.m., Hershey Story Museum

Hershey All Things Diversity Series Speaker Dr. Ali Michael Provides an Understanding of Micro-Aggressions

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Promoting Acceptance and Tolerance
March 27, 2019, 5:30-7:15 p.m., Hershey Story Museum

Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Leader Teaches Hershey How to Open Dialogue

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Addressing the Needs of Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
May 8, 2019, 5:30-7:15 p.m., Hershey Story Museum

Hershey All Things Diversity Session Provides an Understanding of the Autism Spectrum

“Addressing the Needs of Individuals on the Autism Spectrum” was the topic for discussion at the Hershey All Things Diversity session held on May 8 at the Hershey Story Museum.

Nathaniel Reed Geyer and Dr. Nancy Patrick presented a program that emphasized the importance for a community to make a place for everyone to work and contribute.

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If you wish to support the mission of the All Things Diversity sessions, donations may be made online (please specify that it is for All Things Diversity), or write a check to The Hershey Story, with All Things Diversity in the memo line, 63 W. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, 17033.

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