BUILD Community Pop-up at Harrison & Laramie

Join us from 2-5 PM at Harrison & Laramie! BUILD's Outreach team will provide resources, experience, and programs to improve the quality of life for youth and families living in communities that we serve, including Austin, Humboldt Park, Garfield Park, and neighboring areas. Upcoming Community Pop-ups: 8/10 - Harrison & Laramie 8/24 - Madison &…

Back 2 School Bash

Join BUILD at Chicago Public Schools' annual Back2School Bash and supply drive on August 11. We will be at Michele Clark High School in Austin with music, food, games, school supplies, and more. There will be health resources such as free immunizations, school-required physicals and eye exams (by appointment only). Volunteer: https://bit.ly/3JF5ewz Donate Target Registry:…

Donna Dudley Peace Project Softball League

Join us every Wednesday at Columbus Park! The Donna Dudley Peace Project Softball League is one of the longest-running BUILD events. Through collaborative efforts, BUILD teams up with other organizations and coalitions that are committed to remediating gang-related violence. The Peace League brings together active members, those who are no longer involved and police to…

Hoops in the Hood – Michele Clark High School

BUILD is proud to offer our annual installment of Hoops in the Hood, bringing community-centered athletics, while “taking back” streets that have experienced violence, creating safe spaces for youth and adults to build positive relationships, and fostering a sense of community. See the schedule here!

Summer Kickbacks Party for Teens – End of Summer Event

BUILD’s Summer Kickback Party for Teens is this Friday, August 19, from 4 - 8 pm at the Humboldt Park Boat House! We will be giving away book bags and school supplies while supplies last (student must be present). We will also have a bounce house and food!

Community Ride for Peace – August 27th

Humboldt Park Boat House 1400 N. Sacramento Ave, Chicago

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27th | 9:00 am Bethel New Life – 4950 W. Thomas, Chicago, IL 60651 You are invited to participate in our upcoming Community Ride for Peace on August 27th in the Humbolt and Austin area. We will meet at the Humboldt Park Boathouse at 9 am and depart at 10 am. Registration: https://bit.ly/3aSDjfF ALL…

BUILD Associate Board’s Virtual Yoga Event

Looking for a chance to relax, refresh, revitalize and support BUILD's young people? Join our Associate Board for a special National Wellness Month virtual yoga event! All proceeds benefit BUILD Clinical and Community Wellness programming, and all skill levels are welcome! This is a great opportunity to get involved from the comfort of your home,…

National Hispanic Heritage Month Community Pop-up

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, BUILD will host a Community Pop-up on the corner of California and Division. Join us as we aim to lift up and bring lasting change to neighborhoods through food, music and cultural activities. WHEN: Thursday, September 15, 2022 TIME: 1-4 PM WHERE: On the corner of California and…

The Peace & Justice Center Presents: Voice Your Vote

St. Martin's Episcopal Church 5710 W. Midway Park, Chicago, IL

Do you need to register to vote? Want information about early or absentee voting? Are you interested in becoming a poll worker? Join us on September 15 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the St. Martin's Episcopal Church where we will provide information and answer your questions about voting. For more information, contact Alden…

The Peace & Justice Center Presents: Restorative Justice 4 Day Training

Bethel New Life 4950 N. Thomas, Chicago

“There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they're falling in.” ~ Desmond Tutu The Peace and Justice Center's 4-Day Restorative Justice Training starts on Monday, September 26, and goes through Thursday, September 29. Restorative Justice (RJ) is a…