As part of its ongoing commitment to broader diversity, The Walt Disney Company has announced the “Reimagine Tomorrow” initiative.
The initiative highlights Disney’s current efforts to showcase stories and talent from underrepresented communities, as well as its intentions for the near future. As Disney states on the Reimagine Tomorrow website:
At Disney, inclusion is for everyone. Reimagine Tomorrow is our way of amplifying underrepresented voices and untold stories as well as championing the importance of accurate representation in media and entertainment. Because we are all greater than a single story and we all deserve to feel seen, heard, and understood.
Some of the bold actions being planned include having 50% of characters from scripted offerings across Disney General Entertainment come from underrepresented groups as well as adopting inclusion standards across all content. Beyond storytelling, Disney is also planning to have over half of its annual charitable giving…