We’re Beating Learning Loss

COVID-19 took its toll on students, but DBG is helping them turn the tables. Our support starts with one-on-one literacy intervention and ends with life-changing skills and self-confidence. We can end the learning loss epidemic, but we need your help.

who we are

We are fierce champions for children. Since 2007, DBG has been breaking down barriers, providing vital resources, and helping students succeed. We’ve built one of the nation’s leading out-of-school time programs with passion, dedication, and unwavering commitment to our kids.

Celebrating the DBG Class of 2023 – Isaiah Chambers

It’s safe to say Isaiah Chambers has a way with words. The soon-to-be-graduate of University Preparatory Academy High School is a poet who got into …

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Celebrating the DBG Class of 2023 – Michael Perry

Michael Perry’s high school career began during the COVID-19 pandemic. Much like many other students, he needed some external accountability to stay focused and disciplined …

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Celebrating the DBG Class of 2023 – DaSean Moore

When he was just 12 years old, DBG senior DaSean Moore remembers putting together a ceiling fan all by himself. That sparked a passion for …

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How We Serve

We believe education is a human right. We provide a holistic, personalized learning plan for each student, enrichment programming, college and career readiness, social-emotional skills building, basic needs support, and so much more. We also knock down barriers like food insecurity, transportation and the digital divide to make sure nothing stands in our students’ way. Click below for an inside look at the magic of DBG.


We meet students where they are. Testing and personalized learning plans + daily tutoring, math and literacy intervention and more.


Sports sampling, Intensive boxing and conditioning drills, mindfulness, cardio, strength, and flexibility classes.


Coaching, mentorship, and peer support to reinforce a positive self-image.


Coding classes, cooking, STEAM programming, and access to music studio, career exploration, and more.

Health & wellness

Nutritious meals, free flu shots, physicals, mobile eye exams, and community service opportunities.

college & career readiness

Career days, networking sessions, essay writing and application help, scholarship opportunities and college tours.


Our fleet of vans and drivers pick up and drop off students daily, breaking down the barrier of lack of transportation, and providing a safe, convenient way for students to attend DBG.

Our Impact

We change lives, and that changes the world. DBG provides a safe space for young leaders to discover their passions. Today’s students are tomorrow’s doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, engineers, and so much more. Our DBG family is strong, and we invite you to join us.

Support DBG and help change lives

Join us to help our hardworking students become positive changemakers in their community.