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Hershey Area - All Things Diversity

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Hershey Middle School

500 Homestead Road

Hershey, PA 17033

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***Please note - this event will take place at the Hershey Middle School, 500 Homestead Road.***

Hershey Area - All Things Diversity is a free series of programs coordinated by Derry Township, The Hershey Story -The Museum on Chocolate Avenue, Derry Township School District, The Hershey Company, Penn State Health, and Hershey Entertainment & Resorts. Our January session will feature Dee Stalnecker, who will be presenting "Poverty in the Hershey Community."

Ms. Stalnecker will examine poverty and available resources in the Hershey community. She will also discuss Ruby Payne's hidden rules of poverty and how they affect some of the judgements we make about people in poverty.

Ms. Stalnecker has been a social worker for nearly 30 years. She has worked as a child welfare worker, juvenile probabtion officer, counselor in alternative education and a school social worker. She earned her Masters in Social Work at Temple University and is currently working on her Doctorate. She is the school social worker for the Derry Township School District.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations based on a disability, please contact Amy Zeigler at azeigler@mshersheyfoundation.org or 717-520-5591. Seven business days advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.

This program is underwritten by Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine, The Hershey Company and Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company.

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5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Light Dinner

6 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Presentation

7:15 p.m. – 7:25 p.m. Dessert

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