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DBG Receives Detroit Future City ‘Working With Lots’ Grant

Spring has sprung in downtown Detroit and soon our students will be back outside learning and playing in our outdoor space. The Downtown Boxing Gym …

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DBG Goes International with the State of Play Study Tour

From March 25-29, leaders from Southeast Michigan and Western New York were given the incredible opportunity to travel to the Ruhr region of Germany and …

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Meet The Gym’s Volunteers: Brad Fox

We could not do what we do without our amazing volunteers! This is part of a series of blog posts to spotlight and celebrate the …

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Divas to Sing in the Ring at Downtown Boxing Gym

It’s a matchup in the ring like you’ve never seen before – think Thrilla in Manilla minus the boxing gloves and with a whole lot …

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DBG Students Make Music, Dance with Class Act Detroit

Each week at the Downtown Boxing Gym, our students create a rhythm and beat all their own. Nonprofit partner Class Act Detroit provides hip-hop music …

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Downtown Boxing Gym Receives Rite Aid KidsCents Regional Grants

The Rite Aid Foundation has distributed 180 grants, totaling more than $4 million, through the inaugural cycle of the KidCents Regional Grant Program. The Downtown …

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Familiar Face at DBG Takes on New Role

One of the Downtown Boxing Gym’s newest full-time employees is a longtime team member who is well known to our students. Amy Mullins is the …

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DBG Goes 3D With New 3D Printers

They’ve been touted as the high-tech tools that will change the supply chain and manufacturing model around the world. 3D printers are the wave of …

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Renowned French Photographer Brings History to Life at DBG

Award-winning French photographer Nicolas Henry has traveled around the world to create his latest book, depicting African history – from slavery to freedom. Now he’s …

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AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer helps strengthen college, career prep

The Downtown Boxing Gym is pleased to welcome Samantha Rudelich, our new AmeriCorps VISTA program volunteer. (VISTA stands for Volunteers in Service to America.) Samantha …

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