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DBG Welcomes New AmeriCorps VISTA Member

The Downtown Boxing Gym is excited to welcome its newest AmeriCorps VISTA member, Phaedra Wainaina, to the team. Phaedra serves as the Pathways to Employment …

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DBG Grad, Asiyah Williamson, Returns as New Apprentice

Asiyah Williamson attended DBG in high school. She is a 2015 graduate of Henry Ford Academy and has a passion for rehabbing vacant Detroit homes. …

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Leading During a Pandemic – DBG Welcomes New Board Chair

The Downtown Boxing Gym is pleased to welcome Rakesh Aneja, who is taking the helm of DBG’s board of directors amid COVID-19. Rakesh has served …

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See the Downtown Boxing Gym’s Safe Re-Open Plan in Action

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic put life on lockdown in March, the Downtown Boxing Gym has re-opened its doors to students in …

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COVID-19 Through the Eyes of a DBG Student

Amid the crisis caused by COVID-19, one thing has remained certain: Families can count on the Downtown Boxing Gym. After 94 days of online tutoring, …

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Mobile COVID-19 Testing Makes a Stop at DBG

As part of an ongoing program to make COVID-19 testing more accessible to residents across the city of Detroit, Wayne State University, ACCESS, the Wayne …

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DBG Faces on the Front Lines, Shaquana Suggs

Every week, our DBG vans, drivers and team members are hard at work, delivering emergency food boxes to our students and families, and getting tens …

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DBG Faces on the Front Lines, Coach Tone

Every week, our DBG vans, drivers and team members are hard at work, delivering emergency food boxes to our students and families, and getting tens …

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DBG Faces on the Front Lines, Darryl Stanbrough

Every week, our DBG vans, drivers and team members are hard at work, delivering emergency food boxes to our students and families, and getting tens …

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Support DBG’s COVID-19 Emergency Response

Our DBG family always sticks together. Especially when times get tough. Click below to watch.     All Michigan schools and our after-school program are …

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