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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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Lions announce next wave of programs funded by social justice initiative

In January, the Detroit Lions launched a social justice program, backed by the team’s players, owner Martha Ford and coach Matt Patricia, which would fund a three-pronged initiative: Sponsoring scholarship funding, social-education programs and medical aid and health assistance. On Tuesday, the team announced a second wave of nine individual programs that

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Detroit Lions to award nearly $600,000 in grants to 9 local charities

The Detroit Lions will award nearly $600,000 in grants to local charities next year through the organization’s social justice initiative, “Inspire Change,” the team announced Thursday. The program was borne of a contentious 2017 season, when eight Lions joined players across the NFL in taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem to

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Downtown Boxing Gym is developing kids it serves

Grassroots nonprofits with dynamic founders can struggle to ensure their missions live on beyond the leader. That’s something the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program began mulling over a few years back, before it had even hit the 10-year mark. The tutoring, athletics, mentorship, socio-emotional skill building, college- and career-readiness and

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20 places to volunteer in Metro Detroit this holiday season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – and why not spend it giving back? Nonprofits and organizations across Metro Detroit are always looking for more helping hands — especially this time of year. Here’s a list of just some of the organizations where you can give back to

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