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Resources for Parents

BUILD can provide a wide range of activities foryour child. If you are looking for recreational activities, homework assistance, or just an afterschool setting for your child to socialize with others, then we recommend BUILD’s after school Prevention program for you.

If you are noticing that your child is behaving differently, is having trouble at school, or is just hanging out with the wrong crowd, then reach out to us regarding our Intervention Program. If your child needs help with putting together a resume or finding jobs, or is planning for college, then the BUILDing Futures program may be best for you.

Resources for Teachers

BUILD can provide a wide range of activities for your students. If you want to bring staff into your classroom to teach your students about positive choices, then you are interested in our Prevention Program. You may be able to take advantage of our after-school program where we will provide your students with recreational activities, homework assistance, or socializing with other youth.

If you are noticing that a student is behaving differently in the classroom, is getting into trouble, is failing academically, or is just hanging out with the wrong crowd, then reach out to us regarding our Intervention Program.

If you would like your students to be able to receive additional assistance in planning for college or if you would like for them to participate in leadership development activities, then ask about our BUILDing Futures Program.

 

Suggested Reading List from BUILD partner, Project NIA.

Below is a list of suggested reading materials for those interested in the issues revolving around youth incarceration.

• No Place for Kids: The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration

• Resource List About Incarcerated Youth

• Criminalizing Black and Brown Youth: Some Readings

• Resource List About Girls in the Justice System

For more information, please contact Jamey Makowski, Manager of Program Development and Compliance: