The Bloc in the News
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"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.'s Profile of The Bloc
September 5, 2017
The Bloc gets a visit from 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!

Love and Boxing: The Coach Changing Lives on Chicago’s West Side

March 30, 2016

Read a Huffington Post interview with founder Jamyle Cannon from his days of running the pilot program for The Bloc

Boxing-Focused Club, The Bloc, Is Creating Ring Leaders In Chicago

December 19, 2016

DNA Info profiled The Bloc in this December article. Check out what makes The Bloc more than boxing!

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