Brooklyn, N.Y. – Sports Power Clean Energy, a leading clean energy stakeholder engagement and workforce development brand, is proud to announce the launch of the Sports Power Clean Energy 2024 Local Content event and program schedule. The initiative seeks to empower youth and adult individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary for a sustainable future, leveraging the excitement of sports to drive an equitable clean energy future. This endeavor fosters business collaboration and connects communities with renewable energy leaders, aiming to drive supply chain development and empower workforce growth in the clean energy sector.
Sports Power Clean Energy is a division of Local Content; Local Content owns and operates several brands advancing the utilization of local products, workforce, and community investment within industries such as offshore wind, construction, manufacturing, maritime, and other infrastructure industries.
“Our 2024 activations merge the excitement of sports with the essential knowledge and inventiveness of the emerging clean energy sector. The strategic expansion underscores our commitment to exploring new frontiers in the ever-evolving landscape of clean energy”, says Brian Moore, Director of LocalContent.com
“Our work serves as a beacon of growth, advancing business ingenuity and forging connections between communities and renewable energy pioneers.” adds Angele’ Doyne, Director of Innovation and Development from supplier diversity and infrastructure development firm MRV Group. “The organizations that will join us within this effort are truly industry leaders providing economic and workforce development pathways for local residents, small/diverse businesses, and future generations.”
In the wake of New York’s third offshore wind solicitation award announcement and upcoming offshore wind efforts in New Jersey, New England, and Maryland, Sports Power Clean Energy is positioned to impact these markets, advancing skill-building, business development, and environmental justice in areas poised for the industry’s rapid growth.
2024 Events Include:
March Madness Weekend at Barclays Center | Brooklyn NY – March 22-24, Brooklyn, NY
This engaging weekend will feature Round 1 and 2 of the NCAA basketball games, workforce and supplier chain recruitment outreach, and small/diverse business networking within the following areas:
- New York City, NY
- Long Island, NY
- Albany, NY
- Newark, NJ
- Paulsboro, NJ
Sports + Clean Energy Career Combines | Summer 2024
One-day “skills and drills”, career-sharing events where sports intersect with industry and communities across New York and New Jersey.
- New York
- New Jersey
- Rhode Island
Sports Power Clean Energy Golf Classic | Boston, Fall 2024
Tee off with us, where industry leaders, local businesses, and students unite to foster collaborative relationships that enhance supply chain growth and workforce development.
Swim Safety Pathways To Offshore Wind/Maritime Careers | Various Locations 2024
Lack of access to swimming safety services within environmental justice communities dispositional impacts career pathways for the maritime industry, which is critical for industries such as offshore wind. Sports Power Clean Energy provides clean energy workforce education and swimming lessons in partnership with certified aquatics organizations to bridge these barriers for our future clean energy workforce.
84% of youth ages 6 – 15 participate in youth sports during the course of a year. Source: President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board. For school-aged youth especially as they enter adolescents, their circles of influence are heavily impacted by peers and non-related adults within their areas of interest. This makes sports such a critical pathway to influence children’s and teens’ future career aspirations. These interests follow young people into adulthood. Sports Power Clean Energy meets youth and families where they are. Our clean-energy education curriculum and clean-energy professional insights expose youth, coaches, and parents to clean-energy lifestyles, workforce training, and career placement. Over 90% of Sports Power Clean Energy participants were not aware of the clean energy industry, let alone workforce and supply chain opportunities for themselves.
Whether you are a sports enthusiast, a clean energy advocate, or someone looking to make a positive impact, there are numerous ways to get involved and contribute to the success of the program – Sports Power Clean Energy is for you.
To learn more about the Sports Power Clean Energy March Madness Weekend and how to participate, please visit sportspowercleanenergy.com or contact Angele’ Doyne at 202-599-8367.
About Sports Power Clean Energy
Sports Power Clean Energy is a trailblazing force in the clean energy education and workforce development sphere. Through its transformative initiatives, it seeks to bridge the gap between sports and clean energy, driving sustainable change in communities, and fostering opportunities for the future. Learn more at www.sportspowercleanenergy.com
About Local Content
Local Content owns and operates several brands advancing the measurement, reporting, and compliance of the utilization of local goods, services, workforce, and community benefit investments www.localcontent.com