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BUILD Art show features work by youth affected by violence ›

“When I was painting this, it was in memory of them,” Tolayo said. “I was painting, and I was remembering the good memories of them and thinking that we’ve lost a lot of people. But there’s still guns in the streets, there is still violence, there is still everything.”
A lot of the children in the … Read More ›

BUILD’S INTERVENTION TEAM HIGHLIGHTED IN THE CHICAGO DEFENDER ›


 
BUILD has been a life saver for many whose called the West Side and Northwest Side of Chicago their home. Established in 1969 under Broader Urban Involvement & Leadership Development, it began as a gang intervention program dealing with more than 200 gang affiliated youth. Since its start, BUILD now serves close to 3,000 … Read More ›

BUILD JOINS WYCC ON YOUTH VIOLENCE PANEL ›

Addressing the need to provide viewers with a serious and intelligent forum for discussing current news and events, WYCC PBS Chicago presents In the Loop. 

Presented in a half-hour format, airing Thursday evenings at 7 p.m with an encore airing Sunday evening at 6:30pm. In the Loop provides a fresh perspective on trending news stories. Notable guests are welcomed into the … Read More ›

BUILD, Inc. announces its 2015 Abbey & Heilman Scholarship Winners ›

BUILD, Inc. announced the recipients of the 2015 BUILD Scholarship Awards. The BUILD Scholarship Program is generously supported by the Abbey Scholarship Program and Heilman Scholarship Fund, which benefit BUILD participants in their educational pursuits. It is designed to help the next generation of leaders effectively compete as new technologies and the cost of education continue to rapidly increase.
​The application process … Read More ›

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