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March 2020

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

BUILD celebrates International Women's Day! This is a worldwide event highlighting the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Contact Jessica Carrillo at jessicacarrillo@buildchicago.org

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BUILD Associate Board Presents: Spin Class

March 13 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
$30.00

Join our Associate Board for this healthy fundraiser on Friday, March 13th! Meet us at Equinox located at 200 W Monroe. Participants will need to sign a waiver and must arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of class – Limited bikes are available so secure your tickets today! Proceeds benefit BUILD programs. Tickets can be bought here:

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April 2020

BUILD Presents: The WorldScene Film Festival

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BUILD, 5100 W Harrison St

Movin’ On Up ICMC and BUILD Chicago proudly present the WorldScene Film Festival curated by the youth participants of BUILD! The screening of "Movin’ On Up” includes 8 powerful short films from 5 different countries, and the chance to see compelling stories from around the world, hand-picked and sequenced by the youth themselves. Celebrate Imani as she finds the courage to confront her past through rap music (Q.U.E.E.N., USA.) Join Just, a young man who decides to ignore his disability…

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May 2020

BUILD Annual Gala

May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Navy Pier

We invite you to join us this year at BUILD’s Annual Gala - BUILDing Bigger Dreams. We will be honoring the hard work of thousands of Chicago’s youth who, thanks to BUILD, are moving from despair to hope, and from dropping out of school to becoming young leaders. We would be so grateful for your leadership gift and presence at this very special event. Join hundreds of enthusiastic guests who will gather at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier…

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June 2020

2020 BUILD DoGoodApalooza!

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$25.00

Eat! Drink! Do Good! Join the party at Lagunitas Brewery located at 2607 W 17th St, Chicago, IL 60608 and help give back and help support life-saving art, music, and educational programs for kids caught in the crossfire of Chicago’s gang violence crisis. Since 1969, BUILD Chicago has helped over 100,000 kids realize for themselves that they have the poise and power to stay in school, out of gangs, and on a path to career success and community leadership. Purchase your…

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September 2020

Youth-led Drive Thru Fundraising CARWASH!

September 3 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
BUILD, 5100 W Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644 United States
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$7

September 3rd, bring your set of wheels through BUILD for that car wash you've been meaning to get! And feel good about it! 100% of proceeds will go directly to support youth! *All COVID safety precautions will be taken. Email Terrence Smith at terrencesmith@buildchicago.org for more information

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Labor Day Weekend Activities

September 4 @ 8:00 am - September 7 @ 6:00 pm
BUILD, 5100 W Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644 United States
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Summer in Chicago may be coming to an end, but Labor Day weekend is full of ways to enjoy the final days of sunshine and warm weather. Celebrate the end of the season with BUILD as we will be offering community walks, sports, mural making, STEAM workshops, and more throughout the entire weekend.   Click Here to Sign Up!

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Strides for Peace: Race Against Gun Violence

September 19 @ 8:00 am - September 26 @ 5:00 pm

The Race Against Gun Violence (RAGV) raises awareness and funds for community organizations working for a more peaceful Chicago where all can thrive, free from the fear of gun violence. With Covid-19 increasing hardship in the very same communities contending with gun violence, RAGV is an opportunity to choose hope, support the life-changing work of nonprofits like BUILD and provide a platform for people who care about ending gun violence. This year, join BUILD youth like Latee, staff, and supporters…

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Austin Peace Ride

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
BUILD, 5100 W Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644 United States
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Join BUILD as we ride through the West Side to promote peace in our community! We will meet at BUILD campus at 9am, ride-off is at 10am. All ages are welcome. Water and light snacks will be provided. Community resources, census, and voter registration information will be available! Register today at https://bit.ly/32SGagK. Please bring your bike. *Limited Divvy bikes will be available on a first come first serve basis. Request through registration link! BUILD is partnering with Equiticity and the…

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October 2020

Sip & Paint: BUILD’s Community Art Night Series

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BUILD, 5100 W Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644 United States
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$35

Join us for the first "Sip & Paint" event supporting BUILD's annual art show! This painting event is led by BUILD's Manager of Arts Academy programs Ric Miranda, and gives you a chance to have fun and let your creativity shine--all while supporting Chicago's youth. Upon registration you will be asked to submit a design you like, and our Arts team will trace it onto a canvas so it's ready to paint upon arrival! Tickets are $35 and can be…

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