[KING 5] Diversity is a continuing challenge in hockey

“The Seattle Kraken organization is hoping youth hockey programs will help change the face of the game.”

[Alicia] Alarcon is a single mother of three kids and said she never thought she’d be balancing taking care of her two daughters while watching her son play hockey at the Kraken Community Ice Rink in Northgate….there are 1,100 current “Learn to Skate” participants and 25% of them are BIPOC. The One Roof Foundation is providing financial assistance to 159 families, 80% of which are families of color, according to Kyle Boyd, Seattle Kraken’s director of youth and community development.” — Read the full story here.