Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Creating premier entertainment and leisure experiences for everyone starts with building a company that includes everyone.

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Attract, retain, and support the best talent. Increase leadership diversity.

Family At Hersheypark


Provide hospitality experiences that reflect the diversity of our guests.

Kids at Hersheypark


Strengthen social and economic development through partnerships and corporate citizenship.

John Lawn

As a hospitality company, it is essential that we provide a welcoming environment for all our team members and guests. We can only succeed by allowing our different backgrounds and experiences to shape our company and our destination. We are dedicated to listening and learning from team members, guests, and community partners so we can continue to effectively foster diversity, promote equity, and create lasting change for all.

John Lawn, President & CEO

Our Commitment To Act

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company is committed to fostering a stronger internal culture of advocacy and inclusion to help team members share their voices and collectively effect change. We are expanding on existing initiatives and creating new programs to develop additional avenues of progress for team members from diverse heritages.


Engaging in dialogue to ensure all voices are heard.


Cultivating a deeper understanding of race and the workplace.


Networking through our multi-ethnic employee resource group, MERGE.


Supporting organizations dedicated to racial and social justice reform.


Improving representation of Persons Of Color at all levels.

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Employee Resource Groups

Our Employee Resource Groups celebrate the individual experiences that make our organization sweet. Employee-led committees and a council of senior leaders work together to connect team members, create awareness, and support our company’s unique mission.

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