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TEENS SHARE INSPIRING STORIES, WIN SCHOLARSHIPS

May 16, 2018

They have overcome all sorts of challenges – parents divorcing, a father going to prison, multiple moves, bad grades, trouble paying rent and problems with peers. But that’s not what…

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THROUGH BUILD CHICAGO, YOUTH IMPACTED BY GANG LIFE FIND AN ALLY

May 16, 2018

By Brianna Bilter, Christopher Vazquez and Ben Schachter for MEDILL March 14, 2018 Max Cerda was only 16 years old when he watched two members of his rival gang fire…

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BUILD’S ‘BLACK TABLE’ HIGHLIGHTED IN THE CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

May 16, 2018

Read the Sun-Times article here Nearly 20 of the area’s most influential and successful African American leaders spent the afternoon sharing their experiences and tips for success with promising High…

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