Enrichment Services

Opportunities to Thrive   

Holistic, Integrated Services for Every Child Across the Board 

A holistic model, an experienced and caring team, and a deep network of partners enable BUILD to be a beacon of hope and a change agent for young people. We take whatever action is needed to meet pressing needs and support youth in navigating toward success.

From case management and clinical support, to advocacy and mentoring, to arts and music, BUILD’s people, programs and pathways make a lasting difference for thousands of Chicago youth every year.


BLOCK 51 Youth Center

Arts Academy

Academic assistance

Sports and recreational activities

Mentoring and leadership development opportunities

Brand BUILD entrepreneurship program

Youth Innovation Conference

Summer of Opportunity

Public Speaking Competition

The Iris Garden

BUILD Radio Podcast

GroundUP Music Program

Summer Youth Employment

Gang/Violence Prevention curriculum