The Hershey Area All Things Diversity speaker series is a collection of educational sessions organized by Derry Township, the Downtown Hershey Association, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, The Hershey Company, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, the M.S. Hershey Foundation, and the Derry Township School District.

Click on the title of each topic to view a summary of the presentation.

Creating a Safe and Inclusive Community by Preventing Bullying
Presenter: Erica Weiler-Timmins, Director of Psychological Services at Milton Hershey School
September 18, 2017

Navigating the Generations: Creating an Inclusive Community for All Ages
Presenter: Lynette Chappell-Williams, Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine
November 20, 2017

Creating an Inclusive Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Members
Presenter: Joan Rater, producer
January 15, 2018

Understanding Religious Differences to Create a More Respectful and Inclusive Community
Presenter: Dr. Jeffery Long, Professor of Religion and Asian Studies, Elizabethtown College
March 19, 2018

Opening the Dialogue: Sharing Perspectives of Diverse Populations
Panel Discussion
May 21, 2018

Empowering Women and Girls
Presenter: Sharice Johnson, Senior Division, Student Programs Leader, Milton Hershey School
September 12, 2018

Anti-Bias Training – Equity and Equality
Presenter:  D. Paul Haidet
November 14, 2018

Addressing Micro-Inequities and Micro-Aggressions
Presenter:  Dr. Ali Michael
January 23, 2019

Promoting Acceptance and Tolerance
Presenter: Shaashawn Dial-Snowden
March 27, 2019

Addressing the Needs of Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Panel Discussion
May 8, 2019