On January 17th, the Brooklyn Nets hosted its second annual LGBTQ Pride Night at Barclays Center. CreagerCole worked behind the scenes, advising the Nets’ communications team on media outreach, LGBTQ community involvement, and ideas about the panelists who spoke at a diversity event prior to the Pride Night Game.
“The pregame panel discussed raising awareness for LGBTQ diversity, equality, and community. The panel included Jason Collins, a former Nets player and the NBA’s first active openly gay player; Kaz Mitchell, Co-Executive Director, Circle of Voices, Inc.; Eliza Byard, Executive Director, GLSEN; and espnW’s Katie Barnes. The panel was moderated by Hudson Taylor, Founder & Executive Director of Athlete Ally. Pride Night was embraced throughout the venue including special in-game entertainment and video content.”