This post was written by guest contributor, Angela P. Shenk Angela is an artist, attorney and devoted Penguins fan living Connecticut. One of her favorite and most inspiring hockey experiences is sharing her love of hockey with the Miller Elementary students at the 2019 BGHC meetup in P’burgh. Angela spreads the ‘gospel’ of BGHC wherever … Continue reading We Are Sport-Diversity and Leadership Panel Discussion
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Juneteenth is a celebration of the liberation of Black folks in America! Let's celebrate the current revolution in the streets and the influx of support of the Black Lives Matter vision, and discuss how that relates to our favorite sport of ice hockey. Erica Ayala moderates a panel discussion with panelists: Joel Ward (Hockey Diversity … Continue reading A Junteenth Discussion with Black Girl Hockey Club
Last week, I filmed an Instagram live event on the BGHC Instagram story that lasted 50 minutes and included my thoughts on race and hockey as well as a conversation with Metropolitan Riveters draftee, Saroya Tinker. Since then, there has been an outpouring of love, both verbal, monetary and tangible, for me and this organization. … Continue reading Renee Hess and Saroya Tinker Discuss Race and Hockey
Written By Guest Contributor, Erica Ayala On Tuesday, March 3 the New York Islanders invited the Black Girl Hockey Club to partake in their first Women in Sports panel and networking event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. I wasn’t sure what to expect, other than hearing from BGHC supporters and panelists Jessica Berman and Kim … Continue reading Intersectional Inclusion in The National Hockey League
A place to find out more about Black hockey culture. Click on the links below for more information. Know of a resource? Share it via our Contact page. Black Girl Hockey Club Facebook Group Black Girl Hockey Club Instagram Blake Bolden Athletics The Color of Hockey website Columbus Ice Hockey Club Ed Snider Youth Hockey … Continue reading Black Hockey Resources
Today I had the exciting task of representing fans of color, specifically Black fans, as I presented my ideas on authentic engagement during BHM to all 32 NHL clubs in a private conference call. Over the last year, I have worked with the NHL in various capacities, and their HIFE department has truly done so … Continue reading Authentic Engagement, Black History Month and the NHL