The Bloc in the News
"Jamyle Cannon uses boxing to help West Side kids overcome life’s obstacles"
Manny Ramos, Chicago Sun-Times
October 29, 2019
Cannon’s program, the Bloc, “spreads the love for boxing” while providing tutoring and more! Click here for the full story!
"He got into trouble for fighting as a kid. Now his boxing program is helping students stay on the right path."
Laura Klairmont, CNN
June 27, 2019
CNN honored founder Jamyle Cannon with the CNN Hero award! Click here for the full story!
"How Boxing Helped These West Side Kids Focus On Their Futures?"
Block Club Chicago
April 10, 2018
Block Club Chicago drops in just before Punches with Purpose to help spread the news of the work we do. Click here for the full story!
"Something Good" on WGN News
March 13, 2018
Lauren Jiggetts stops by to share The Bloc's work with Chicago teens. Learn about The Bloc from fighters Chikita Davis and Keyon Pass, and founder Jamyle Cannon.
Dose.com's Profile of The Bloc
September 5, 2017
The Bloc gets a visit from Dose.com to share how a boxing club is fighting for Chicago.
Windy City Live's 4-Star Chicagoan
January 14, 2017
Founder Jamyle Cannon gets invited to ABC's Windy City Live to be honored as their 4-Star Chicagoan for his work with The Bloc!