AEG’s LA Galaxy, in partnership with TUDN, the sports programming division of Univision, and the City of Torrance will collaborate to modernize a highly utilized sports and recreational facility at Charles H. Wilson Park in Torrance, CA. The newly renovated sports facility will allow futsal soccer to be added to the current multi-sport programming offered by the City of Torrance Community Service Department.
June 30, 2022 /3BL Media/ - AEG’s Lee Zeidman, President of Crypto.com Arena, Microsoft Theater and L.A. LIVE, was presented with the Eli Sherman Pillar of Achievement award by the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame (SCJSHOF) at the 30th induction ceremony on Sunday, June 26, 2022.
Zeidman and 18 other athletes and sports leaders were celebrated with a dinner and an induction ceremony at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, CA.
The World’s Most Sustainable Soccer Facility Maintains an Onsite Garden, Bee Hive Apiary, Chicken Coop and a Greenhouse that Regularly Provide Food for Staff and LA Galaxy Player Meals
As we mark World Environment Day on June 5, 2022, we need to reflect on what we all stand to lose by the impact of climate change on our food systems are. Since the 1990s, the number of extreme weather-related disasters has doubled. Over the same period, food harvests have decreased, and prices have risen. With global food supplies under threat, the climate crisis is fueling a hunger crisis around the world.
In recognition of Pride Month, AEG hosted a panel discussion about how to create inclusive and safe spaces for LGBTQ+ community. Moderated by Sam Fernandez, VP of Partnership Activations, at AEG and one of the executive sponsors of the PRIDE@AEG Employee Network Group, the discussion featured Stacy Lentz, CEO & Co-Founder, Stonewall Gives Back Initiative (SIGBI) and Jennifer Brown, Founder & CEO, Jennifer Brown Consulting.
Led by LA Kings mascot, Bailey, and LA Galaxy Mascot, Cozmo, more than 100 AEG, LA Kings and LA Galaxy staff members marched in LA Pride 2022 on Saturday, June 12, in Los Angeles, CA.
The nation’s second largest Pride parade, returned after a two-year hiatus, and for the first time in more than 50 years was centered in Hollywood, instead of West Hollywood, where the parade had become a regular occurrence.
LA Galaxy Pride Night is One of the Longest-Running Pride Nights in Professional Sports
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AEG’s LA Galaxy hosted Pride Night on May 29 when the club played Austin FC at Dignity Health Sports Park.
Prior to kickoff, the team warmed up in adidas rainbow colored Pride warm-up tops, which were auctioned off through the LA Galaxy Foundation. The National Anthem was performed by Sam Tsui and Casey Breves, avid supporters of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, one of the largest providers of programs and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Los Angeles.
Company Will Be One of the First Businesses to Participate Safe Spaces Certification
June 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In June 2019, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live music company, pledged its support to the development of the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative’s (SIGBI) LGBTQ+ Safe Space standard.
Today with the kick-off of Pride Month, AEG has committed to becoming one of the first businesses to be certified using the SIGBI Safe Space certification program. Other companies that will also participate in the certification program include Brooklyn Brewery, Jägermeister, and JetBlue.
In recognition of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, AEG’s LA Kings hosted an “Intro to Hockey Clinic” at Little Tokyo Service Center on May 13 in Los Angeles, CA.
Five members from the LA Kings Hockey Development Staff and two members of the LA Kings Ice Crew taught youth from the Little Tokyo Service Center Youth Club the basics of playing ball hockey and introducing them to play the sport. Additionally, AEG employees participated in the festivities, supporting, and learning the game alongside the kids.
AEG and WISE (Women In Sports and Events) Los Angeles hosted a night of conversation, networking, inspiration and learning for women of color at the GRAMMY Museum Terrace at L.A. LIVE. The event, a "Networking Experience: Building Inclusive Relationships Today for More Diverse Leaders of Tomorrow," explored the importance of women in leadership as well as the professional advancement of women of color across sports and entertainment.
AEG’s LA Kings in partnership with San Manuel Band of Mission Indians hosted 19 students from Sherman Indian High School, an off reservation boarding high school for Native Americans, on May 2 through 6, 2022, for a free, five-day, ball hockey camp in Riverside, CA. The camp was led by Jordan Nolan, a former two-time Stanley Cup champion with the LA Kings and a member of the First Nations community.