For 45 years, BUILD has worked in some of Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods to stem the violence that takes away the positive potential  and pride in their communities – and, far too often, the very lives – of our youth. In 1969, BUILD started working with fewer than 200 gang-affiliated teens in one neighborhood and today has grown to serve over 3,000 youth annually in 11 Chicago communities.

BUILD’s programs are designed to meet both the immediate problem of preventing youth from joining gangs as well as working with gang-involved youth to develop alternatives to this destructive lifestyle.

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Thursday 7:00PM, 2014 | Vin Chicago, 1862 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
BUILD is excited to feature food from BIGSTAR at our 6th Annual Wine Tasting Event! Invite a friend to join you and come to learn more about BUILD and how we are transforming "at-risk" youth into "at-hope" youth in Chicago! All proceeds will benefit BUILD's mission to engage youth in the schools and on the streets, so they can realize their educational and career potential and contribute to the stability, safety, and well being of our communities. BUILD's 6th Annual Wine Tasting Event Thursday, October 16, 7:00pm - 9:30pm Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Avenue Read More ›
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