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[Fansided] SPORTS TEAMS HAVE TO HELP FIX THE CLIMATE CRISIS
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[Fansided] SPORTS TEAMS HAVE TO HELP FIX THE CLIMATE CRISIS

“Professional sports teams can be active leaders in addressing the climate crisis. At present, few teams in the U.S. and abroad are actively shifting their practices… The efforts of the Seattle Kraken alone are expected to save their home city 50,000 gallons of water a year. These teams do more than just play in a…

July 7, 2022
[NHL.com] Black Girl Hockey Club Awards $29,000 in Scholarships
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[NHL.com] Black Girl Hockey Club Awards $29,000 in Scholarships

“The Black Girl Hockey Club has awarded $29,000 in summer scholarships to nine players as part of its ongoing effort to make the sport more accessible to women of color…The proceeds for the awards come from the BGHC Scholarship Fund, which includes an $11,000 donation from the One Roof Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the…

June 3, 2022
[KING 5] Diversity is a continuing challenge in hockey
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[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…

February 16, 2022
[U.S. Figure Skating] Bridging the Gap
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[U.S. Figure Skating] Bridging the Gap

Kraken Community Iceplex creates opportunities for access and equity “In September, the Kraken implemented a partnership between the One Roof Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Seattle Kraken and Climate Pledge Arena, and the Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) to teach more than 60 preschoolers how to ice skate.” — Read the full story here….

February 1, 2022