LANGHORNE, Pa. – Sesame Place on Tuesday announced changes to its diversity, equity and inclusion programs following the recent high-profile incident that characters allegedly knowingly ignored black children at Bucks County Park.
A video that National attention appeared to show the character, Rosita, sneaking around with two young Black girls.
Another family has file a separate lawsuit with similar allegations.
Sesame Place said it will conduct a racially equitable review of its current operations.
The park also said all employees will be required to undergo a bias training by the end of September.
The Sesame Place statement says nationally recognized experts in civil rights will oversee the process.
Sesame Place Philadelphia President Cathy Valeriano said. “The actions we’re taking will help us deliver on our promise of providing an equal and inclusive experience to all our customers every day.”