Thanks to Our Sponsors!

We’re excited for our Street Love Ride on August 15th – a 9 mile, 2 hour ride for peace in North Lawndale. (Ride kicks off at 8pm, preceded by food and a community expo from 5pm-8pm!) That said, we could not have done this work on our own! This is…

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Programming in a Pandemic

The spread of covid-19 has stood in the way of business-as-usual, but what boxer can’t withstand a few punches? In accordance with state and local regulations, we have suspended our usual training and there may not be any boxing competitions this season. But, we continue to engage our team virtually…

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In Memory of Devell Lavarrio Hill

On Wednesday, January 29th, Boxing Out Negativity lost one of its core members to Chicago’s violence. Devell Lavarrio Hill was already a mentee of coach Derek Brown when he first entered our gym in summer 2019. His warm smile and selfless spirit quickly ingratiated him with our team. He was…

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Fighter of the Night!

Boxing Out Negativity was excited to participate in the final Chicago Park District boxing competition of the year at Brooks Park on December 5th, 2019. Our very own Vontay Williams was honored with fighter of the night. It was a fitting recognition for the effort that he has poured into…

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