DBG In The News

DBG Literacy Impact Moment

The Downtown Boxing Gym is proud of its intensive literacy intervention program that helps students quickly get up to speed and read at or above their grade level. Here’s one student’s success story.

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DBG on Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien

“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

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DBG on Fox 2 News

Fox 2 News shared this report about DBG’s emergency response and the urgent need for laptops and internet access during this time of online learning. If you’d like to help out, visit dbgdetroit.org.

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DBG COVID-19 Zoom Tutoring + Workouts

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

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How COVID-19 is exacerbating Detroit’s poverty and racial inequality

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

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DBG on WDIV – Future of Education

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.

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