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Stopping violence is step one. Whether they come from school or lock-up, young people need good programs and a safe place to heal, have fun, and prepare for their future. Intervention Specialist and Mentor Carlos Vega tells moderators Val Warner and Valerie Jarrett about the difference BUILD makes on Windy City Live.
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BUILD’s BLOCK 51 Youth Center was highlighted on ABC 7. ABC Reporter Leah Hope spends an afternoon with BUILD and highlights BUILD’s art and music program that is offered during the after-school hours in the Austin community.
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Nearly 500 supporters raised a record-breaking $710,000 to celebrate BUILD, Inc.’s 48 years of helping Chicago’s most vulnerable young people discover their potential, escape violence, and prepare for a successful future. Long-time supporters Suzanne and Michael Moskow were honored with the BUILDer of the Year award at the gala at Chicago’s Radisson Blu hotel. … Read More ›
BUILD has been named a winner of the annual Make It Better Foundation’s Philanthropy Award. BUILD, Founded in 1969, has been engaging at-risk youth both in and out of the classroom to help realize their full career potential, and also to contribute to the overall safety of their neighborhoods, was recognized in the Social Justice category. What makes … Read More ›