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Celebrating Our 2022 DBG Seniors: Congratulations, Ken!

In her seven plus years at the Downtown Boxing Gym, Ken Cain has truly made a mark – as a diligent student, a leader among …

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DBG Reading Superstars: Joshua and Laura’s Story

It’s startling but true. Studies show more than half of Michigan’s third-grade students can not read at their grade level. The numbers are even more …

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DBG Students ‘Learn and Earn’ About Health Careers Through FACES Program

The COVID-19 pandemic gave us all an up-close and personal look at the importance of public health which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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We’re Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary: The Magic of DBG

The magic of DBG is in the everyday moments and the safe space we create for our students to thrive…

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DBG Alum Heads to Poland for an Academic Adventure

Asia Williams, a junior at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture and Community Design, is in Warsaw, Poland for a study abroad program…

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DBG Celebrates African Cultural Day of Learning

The sights, sounds and flavors of African culture filled the Downtown Boxing Gym during a special Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on January 17. …

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DBG and The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation Unveil New Outdoor Sports Complex

The newly-renovated space – featuring a multi-sport turf field and more – will provide athletic and learning opportunities all year round…

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DBG Publishes First Student ‘Zine’

Hot off the press: DBG has published its first-ever Zine! What’s a Zine? It’s a “magazine” written by our students featuring original poetry and articles …

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Detroit Labs Helps DBG Students Go Back to School Tech-Ready and With a New Academic Wing

With a gift of $50,000, the Detroit-based software company has named the Downtown Boxing Gym’s newly renovated high school wing and is donating gently used …

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A Sensational Sendoff for Our Class of 2021 DBG Graduates

Graduation is serious business at the Downtown Boxing Gym. Our students work hard with dedication, focus, and discipline to learn and succeed – especially this …

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