Depending on what parents decided in Detroit, some kids are going back to the bell. While others are staying at home because of COVID-19. “We are the bridge between school and they’re out of school time,” said Gavin McGuire.
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“It’s an assembly line of hope for those who need it – it’s always here.” ICYMI: The Downtown Boxing Gym was truly honored to be featured in this report shared nationwide on Matter of Fact over July 4th weekend. Special thanks to the Cain family for opening their home and
(WXYZ) — As some parents begin heading back to work and kids are out of school, what’s are families to do? Many moms and dads are wondering what safety precautions day cares, camps and summer programs have in place for their little ones. 7 Action News Reporter Andrea Isom, takes
In the first installment of Inequality in America, a new series across the platforms of NBC News, senior legal and investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden looks at the wide variance in quality of education received by the more than 50 million children who attend our public schools – particularly when it
Technology is essential. It’s the tool that is allowing the Downtown Boxing Gym to keep our program going during school closings and social distancing due to COVID-19. We’re running all of our academics and athletics over Zoom, so we’re having small group and large group workouts and tutoring sessions. “Just
Low-income Americans are bearing the brunt of COVID-19. Detroit, a city already facing steep economic and racial inequalities, has emerged as a virus hot spot. John Yang reports and talks to the United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s Darienne Hudson about families struggling to fulfill their basic needs and access vital
Educating our children and providing the tools they need to succeed. It’s the number one reason our free, after-school academic and athletic program exists. Thank you to WDIV Local 4 / ClickOnDetroit for including our Academic and Programs Director, Katie Solomon, in this important discussion about the future of eduction.
When the coronavirus outbreak blind-sided businesses and residents in Detroit, one nonprofit came out swinging. Downtown Boxing Gym has approached the pandemic as an opportunity to help other community service providers and practice a lesson it has taught students since forming in 2007.