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DBG Student Chefs ‘Savor, Share and Celebrate’ with Spirited Cooking Competition

There were plenty of cooks in the DBG kitchen. Several teams of student chefs and volunteers to be exact. They mixed, stirred, flipped and garnished ...
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Six DBG Team Members Take on Expanded Roles

At DBG, we work hard every day to provide the tools, resources, individualized programming, proprietary mentorship methodology and measured impact needed to help our students ...
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DBG Students Help Allocate $4,000 for New Programming

Swimming lessons, improvements to our STEAM Lab, foreign language classes, and having a bearded dragon as a class pet were among several unique and well-thought-out ...
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Rose’s Fine Food Founder Molly Mitchell Joins DBG to Lead Culinary Arts Program

A decade ago, Molly Mitchell opened Rose’s Fine Food on Detroit’s east side with a simple mission, “to provide from-scratch food with quality local ingredients ...
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DBG Accepts National Literacy Award in Washington, D.C.

The Downtown Boxing Gym (DBG) champions literacy for children – and the nation is taking notes. DBG is the proud recipient of a 2023 Library ...
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Detroit Artist’s Cool Hard Hat Auctioned for DBG Via Sachse Construction

(The DBG hard hat is the first one from the right. Photo credit: Brad Ziegler Photography) Sachse Construction, a Detroit-based commercial construction firm and longtime ...
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DBG Receives Library of Congress Literacy Award for Being a National Leader in Literacy

On this International Literacy Day (September 8), the Downtown Boxing Gym is thrilled to announce we have received a 2023 Library of Congress Literacy Award. ...
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A College Campus Doubled as ‘Summer Camp’ for Career-Focused DBG Students

More than half a dozen DBG students packed their belongings and headed off to camp this summer, but the backdrop was a college campus – ...
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NSF Awards $2 Million Grant to Purdue University and Downtown Boxing Gym for STEM-Based Research

Every weekday, elementary through high school students opt in to participate in a variety of classes in the DBG STEAM lab – studying everything from ...
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DBG Students Mentor, Earn and Learn with Grow Detroit’s Young Talent

Our Downtown Boxing Gym students are wrapping up a jam-packed summer of learning, fun, and growth filled with lessons they will carry with them for ...
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