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Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program in Detroit hopes new van will help them do more — Asks for your vote

The Downtown Boxing Gym does more than just teach kids how to box. They teach real life skills and lessons about responsibility and commitment. There are 1,300 …

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Your vote can win a new van for the Downtown Boxing Gym after school program

DETROIT (FOX 2) – School’s in session at the Downtown Boxing Gym. Normally an afterschool program, it is pivoting to meet students’ needs during this pandemic Their …

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Meals, tutoring and online help for kids at Boys and Girls Club and Downtown Boxing Gym

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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A popular program for kids makes facility safer due to COVID-19

(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 …

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Inequality in America: A look at the digital divide in home schooling

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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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. …

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