Opportunities to Thrive
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
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
GroundUP Music Program
Summer Youth Employment
Gang/Violence Prevention curriculum