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AMC's Commitment to Diversity

We'd never run just one kind of movie, why would our view of people be any different?

Imagine what would happen if we decided to only show westerns or sci-fi? Crazy thought, right? At AMC, that would never happen — we’re proud to always offer an array of diverse films. We feel the same way about our people.

Watch the AMC Theatres It Gets Better Project video

AMC associates add their voices to show support and send a message of hope to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) youth through the It Gets Better Project.

If you are considering suicide or need help, call the Trevor Project now: 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386).

For us, diversity goes far beyond the common definition of the word. We look to employ people of many different backgrounds, generations, traditions and philosophies in our workforce — both at our theatres and in our home office. We recognize that one way to diversify is to actively seek associates, vendors, partners and service providers who can enhance our commitment to a diverse AMC family.

We also recognize that diversity is important to our vision to be known for our commitment to innovation. The diversity of our workforce helps bring new ideas, perspectives and paradigms to the table that might not otherwise be there. Our associates bring the history and heritage of their respective communities to work with them every day, and each person adds a unique set of skills, talents and beliefs to our world-class AMC team.

So you can see why, at AMC, diversity within our team is as important as our commitment to providing theatre guests with the best possible out-of-home entertainment experience — and why we’re committed to employing a team that is truly as diverse as the entertainment on our screens.


Programs

AMC FOCUS

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The AMC FOCUS Program provides individuals affected by disabilities with access to opportunities for competitive employment, wages and benefits side-by-side with other associates in our theatres. FOCUS stands for Furthering Opportunities, Cultivating Untapped Strengths. Please contact a theatre General Manager for more details.


Awards

Disability Matters

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AMC's Sensory Friendly Films program was selected as an honoree for the 2011 Disability Matters Awards. The Company was recognized in the Marketplace category as an organization that dedicates important resources and services to the special needs community to help drive independence for people with disabilities.

Human Rights Campaign

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AMC received a perfect score of 100 points in the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014. Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans.

 

 

 


Partners

Autism Society

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Founded in 1965, the Autism Society is the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization whose mission is to improve the lives of individuals affected by autism. With more than 150 chapters nationwide, the Autism Society increases public awareness and provides the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

US Business Leadership Network

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The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN) is the national organization that serves as the collective voice of over 60 Business Leadership Network affiliates across North America, representing over 5,000 employers. The USBLN recognizes and supports best practices in hiring and advancing employees with disabilities, marketing to consumers with disabilities, and encourages contracting with vendors with disabilities.

Greater Kansas City Business Leadership Network, Inc.

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The Greater Kansas City Business Leadership Network, Inc. (GKC-BLN) is a business-to-business coalition that provides networking opportunities and shares best practices for maximizing the implementation and impact of including people with disabilities as part of a sound diversity strategy.