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Vote for Khali in CNN Heroes Top 10!

Please VOTE every day through December 12 and help us win $100,000! We are so honored that our books before boxing program has led us to the CNN Heroes Top 10. By voting for Khali, founder and CEO of the Downtown Boxing Gym, you are helping Detroit students and helping

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Detroit’s New Lululemon Partners with Downtown Boxing Gym

Athletic apparel company Lululemon is opening its first Detroit location today. Named the Downtown Detroit Local, the concept space will carry the company’s assortment of men’s and women’s clothing and accessories, as well as donate 50 percent of its annual profits to Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program, a local nonprofit

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Crain’s Changemaker: Coach Khali

From Crain’s Detroit Business, June 1, 2017: The nonprofit Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program, founded by Coach Khali Sweeney, is lifting up kids who are underserved by Detroit’s poor education system with a safe, clean, well-lit facility that puts learning above punching. Read more from Crain’s

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Airbnb at the DBG

Airbnb will double its investment in Detroit to $20M through its launch of “Trips,” marketing experiences like sparring at the Detroit Boxing Gym! Read more from Crain’s

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‘American Doers’ Features Downtown Boxing Gym

American Doers, a 12-part video series featuring original thinkers, innovators, craftspeople, risk-takers and artisans across the United States dedicated ‘Episode 6’ to the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program. The video was distributed online via People.com and sponsored by Advil. Click on the links below to watch the coverage and hear

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