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Jamyle Cannon

Jamyle Cannon
Jamyle Cannon

West Side Youth Boxing Club The Bloc Gets $1 Million Grant: ‘There’s Just This New Sense Of Possibility’

“There's just this new sense of possibility that comes up with grants like this,” said The Bloc founder Jamyle Cannon. "The more great resources we get to the West Side of Chicago, the better the results are going to be."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

West Side Nonprofit Dedicated To Helping Kids Robbed Of Laptops, Tablets, Van: ‘Such A Violation’

After a group broke into The Bloc's West Humboldt Park headquarters, the organization is raising money to replace the stolen items and upgrade its security system.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

West Side Boxing Club Giving Out Produce, Groceries To Families Sunday: ‘We Want To Run This Indefinitely’

The organization's next food drive is set for noon-4 p.m. Sunday at the former home of Mission of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1345 N. Karlov Ave.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Sparring In Their Own Sanctuary: The Bloc, A Boxing Club For West Side Kids, Moving Into Old Church

"Our goal in the next five years is make it easier, more desirable to join The Bloc than any street gang in the city," Bloc founder Jamyle Cannon said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale