Austin’s youth resource center embarks on a huge expansion

In 2016, when gun violence was rising across the city and Austin was near the top of the list of most violent neighborhoods, BUILD Chicago board members realized they needed to create “a hub for kids,” with services in the neighborhoods most affected.

A teen center and a wellness room for therapy services was created soon thereafter. But as BUILD’s services and programs expanded, so did the need for space.

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