Celebrate Voces Unidas with The Walt Disney Company

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Voces Unidas celebrates the vibrancy of Hispanic and Latinx cultures and honors the unity of the voices, communities, heritage, and traditions woven throughout Spanish-and Portuguese-speaking countries.​ From September 15 through October 15, during the anniversaries of the independence of many Latin American countries, The Walt Disney Company uplifts stories of Hispanic and Latinx cultures around the world. In celebration of Voces Unidas, we will continue to support culture and unity by building programming to retain, develop, and advance equity for all Hispanic and Latinx talent and their allies across Disney.  

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Disney on the Yard Supports the Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge

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Disney on the Yard is back on the road! Recently, the team headed to Atlanta, GA to help Alabama State University and Howard University kick off football season at the Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge! The Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge is an annual season kickoff event showcasing a team from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), the prominent conferences of HBCU athletics and NCAA Division I schools. And of course, Drum Major Mickey Mouse tagged along for the exciting, and jam-packed weekend.

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Celebrating a Milestone – ReimagineTomorrow.Disney.com

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On September 1st, 2021, The Walt Disney Company launched its large-scale platform for amplifying underrepresented voices and untold stories, ReimagineTomorrow.Disney.com. The site features news and highlights, workforce diversity data, and inclusive storytelling across the company.

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Feeding America® and Disney Celebrate 10-Year Collaboration Providing Produce for Families in Need

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As part of its commitment to help create healthier generations, The Walt Disney Company has made a contribution to Feeding America® to support efforts to source more produce and increase the number of nutritious meals provided to children and families who need it most. This year marks the 10th year that Disney and Feeding America have teamed up. To celebrate that relationship, Disney will fund 30 Feeding America member food banks throughout the U.S. In 2021, with help from donors like Disney, Feeding America secured more than 2.1 billion pounds of fruits and vegetables and plans to provide even more nourishing produce to families in need this year.

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Celebrating the Legacy of Disney Conservation

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Since our company’s founding, we’ve always been inspired by nature. We call these efforts Disney Planet Possible, our company’s commitment to taking action to help change our planet’s story. We’re building on our strong legacy of environmental sustainability, conservation, and powerful storytelling by writing the next chapter of what’s possible when we work together to create a happier, healthier planet for all. Learn how to get started in sharing what gives you hope for the planet and helping to protect this amazing place we call home.

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ESPN Powers the First Black Sports Business Symposium

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This past June, ESPN was excited to encourage, support and even maybe make those dreams come true at the first-ever Black Sports Business Symposium powered by ESPN, an annual event that unites, cultivates, illuminates, and celebrates Black professionals and students in the sports business industry at all career levels. The symposium serves as the number-one destination for Black talent acquisition, engagement, and development within professional sports, spanning leagues, teams, agencies, and beyond.

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With Fifty/50 Initiative, ESPN Honors the 50th Anniversary of Title IX and Supports Girls’ Access to Sports

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It was 50 years ago when 37 words forever changed the future for girls and women in education and sports. The passage of Title IX was a landmark law that banned sex discrimination in all education programs and activities—including sports—that received federal funds. Hear how ESPN and The Walt Disney Company are celebrating this important milestone through the Fifty/50 Initiative, highlighting the civil rights journey of women across the sports and cultural landscape.

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Celebrate the Accessible with The Walt Disney Company

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In July, we’re Celebrating the Accessible with Disability Pride Month. We’re honoring the diversity and intersectionality of the disability and neurodivergent communities through increased representation, celebration, education, and accessibility.

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Disney to be Exclusive Entertainment Sponsor of ESSENCE Fest

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The Walt Disney Company announced it will be the exclusive entertainment sponsor of the 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture™ presented by Coca-Cola®. This year’s celebration kicks off with the Road to ESSENCE Festival with select activations taking place in Los Angeles on June 4, Washington, D.C., on June 11, and Chicago on June 19. It culminates with ESSENCE Fest, which takes place in person in New Orleans and virtually June 30-July 3, 2022.

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Wish Granting Returns to Walt Disney Imagineering

Disney and Make-A-Wish have worked together to make more than 145,000 wishes come true, including the very first official wish, which took place at Disneyland Resort. Watch how Make-A-Wish kid Bella’s one true wish came true – to meet a Disney Imagineer.

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