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May 2019

Community Family Night

May 24

For family members of all ages! Spend an evening with free family activities! Call BUILD at (773)-227-2880 for location. Contact Martin Anguiano at martinanguiano@buildchicago.org for more information and questions.

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June 2019

Strides For Peace Race Against Gun Violence

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Race Against Gun Violence is a rallying point to raise awareness of and funds for organizations working to save lives and build Chicago’s future. It is an opportunity to change the narrative about our city, call concerned citizens to action and show the world that Chicago can come together to solve the problem of gun violence. June 6th, 2019 - Upper Hutchinson Field, Grant Park, Chicago - program begins 6:30 pm There are multiple ways to participate in the…

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Youth Innovation Conference

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Innovation. Creativity. Leadership. The future of youth has never looked more promising. This dynamic one of a kind conference features youth and advocates in a series of discussions and workshops. Located at UIC Student Center West, 828 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago, IL 60612. Contact Deonna Smith-Hart at deonnahart@buildchicago.org for more information and questions.

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Donna Dudley Peace League Kick Off

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Monday June 10th, we're kicking off the Donna Dudley Peace League, BUILD's summer long softball league! We'll be playing at Moore Park starting at 7pm on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the season. Our Peace League was created 40 years ago and gets teams from different neighborhoods to play a game of softball and to get to know one another on a human level. They put down their colors and compete on the field, which then helps them build relationships in the process. This…

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BUILD DoGoodApalooza

June 11 @ 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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Volunteer Information Session

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Looking for a unique opportunity to make a contribution to the community? Join us for an hour-long volunteer informational session and get involved! Friends and families who are also interested are welcome! Please RSVP to Ariana Ibarra at arianaibarra@buildchicago.org 773-227-2880 or email: volunteer@buildchicago.org

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Summer of Opportunity

June 28 - June 29

On Friday and Saturday, June 28th & 29th, dozens of Austin-based community leaders, anti-violence groups, youth organizations and businesses will kick-off summer with the 3rd annual Austin Summer of Opportunity Street Fest and Community Celebration! REGISTER TODAY! This event connects young people and families to positive activities, summer jobs, and resources to help prepare them for a safe and successful summer. Families can learn about summer camps, summer jobs and other resources while enjoying food, entertainment and fun for the entire family, including…

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July 2019

LIGHT IN THE NIGHT COMMUNITY EVENT

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Levin Park, 5458 W Kinzie Pkwy IL 60644 United States + Google Map

Intended to reduce the prevalence of violence by engaging the local community in family oriented activities and connecting them with available resources such as health and wellness, employment, and education opportunities and services. 6-11pm at Levin Park

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Donna Dudley Peace League Annual Softball League

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Long-time BUILDer, Donna Dudley, has long advocated for safe spaces to bring youth together in a friendly, yet competitive game of softball. Her belief that all young people should be able to enjoy sports is at the heart of this softball tournament that promotes peace among the players who represent several Chicago neighborhoods. ALL games are at Moore Park on Mondays and Wednesdays and start at 7pm.

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Donna Dudley Peace League Annual Softball League

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Long-time BUILDer, Donna Dudley, has long advocated for safe spaces to bring youth together in a friendly, yet competitive game of softball. Her belief that all young people should be able to enjoy sports is at the heart of this softball tournament that promotes peace among the players who represent several Chicago neighborhoods. ALL games are at Moore Park on Mondays and Wednesdays and start at 7pm.

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