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On May 19th, 2019 by Robin Schwartz

Meet The Gym’s Volunteers: Colin Swingler

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We could not do what we do without our amazing volunteers! This is part of a series of blog posts to spotlight and celebrate the professionals from all over metro Detroit who give of their time and talents to help our students every single day. We are truly thankful for our volunteers and the spirit of community they bring...


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On April 22nd, 2019 by Robin Schwartz

Meet The Gym’s Volunteers: Jack Glover

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We could not do what we do without our amazing volunteers! This is part of a series of blog posts to spotlight and celebrate the professionals from all over metro Detroit who give of their time and talents to help our students every single day. We are truly thankful for our volunteers and the spirit of community they bring...


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On April 8th, 2019 by Robin Schwartz

DBG Receives Detroit Future City 'Working With Lots' Grant

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Spring has sprung in downtown Detroit and soon our students will be back outside learning and playing in our outdoor space. The Downtown Boxing Gym is proud to announce we've received a $17,000 grant from Detroit Future City to build what's called an Organic Bowl Lot Design in our yard.

So, what's an Organic Bowl Lot Design? Good question!

"The Organic...


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On April 8th, 2019 by Robin Schwartz

DBG Goes International with the State of Play Study Tour

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From March 25-29, leaders from Southeast Michigan and Western New York were given the incredible opportunity to travel to the Ruhr region of Germany and Barcelona, Spain to study how to reimagine recreation. How would communities change if every child was active? The Downtown Boxing Gym's founder and CEO Khali Sweeney and Executive Director Jessica Hauser were among those...


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On March 19th, 2019 by Robin Schwartz

Meet The Gym’s Volunteers: Brad Fox

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We could not do what we do without our amazing volunteers! This is part of a series of blog posts to spotlight and celebrate the professionals from all over metro Detroit who give of their time and talents to help our students every single day. We are truly thankful for our volunteers and the spirit of community...
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On January 29th, 2019 by Robin Schwartz

Familiar Face at DBG Takes on New Role

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One of the Downtown Boxing Gym’s newest full-time employees is a longtime team member who is well known to our students. Amy Mullins is the gym's new secondary education specialist. She'll focus on building connections between our students and their schools to make the support they receive more seamless.

“The majority of...


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On December 21st, 2018 by Robin Schwartz

DBG Goes 3D With New 3D Printers

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They’ve been touted as the high-tech tools that will change the supply chain and manufacturing model around the world. 3D printers are the wave of the future and the Downtown Boxing Gym is proud to have three of our own. We’ve added them to our science, technology, engineering, art and math curriculum, thanks to a generous 3-year STEM 2035...


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