Detroit: Updates


  • Downtown Youth Boxing Gym: The gym’s athletes continue to thrive. The gym held several enrichment sessions for the kids, including computer coding, 3D printing and culinary classes. DBG has exciting summer activities planned for the students. Read more here. 
  • Detroit Achievement Academy: Kyle Smitley opened the academy with the hopes of improving the quality of education in the city of Detroit. Two years later, its students are performing in the 99th percentile. Read more here

  • Empowerment Plan: Empowerment plan continues to grow and expand. Last week, coats were shipped to New Jersey, Illinois, Oregon, California, and 10 coats were shipped across the globe all the way to Australia! Read more here.