News & Events

In The News

View an archive of media coverage of our work and program highlights of our impact!

Calendar & Events

BUILD hosts many exciting community events, fundraisers and events year round.

BUILD has a busy calendar of events

Join in as we gather to support and celebrate our community!

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Media Connections

BUILD’s goal is to save lives in Chicago’s most challenged neighborhoods by helping young people build hope, strength, and a path to a positive future. We are an integrated team of teams, more than 100 staff working together to ensure each young person gets the combination of support, protection, and inspiration they need. Please contact our media team if you’re writing or researching a news story or feature article and need to speak to a specialist in one of the following categories:

  • Street Violence Interruption
  • Violence Prevention
  • College Coaching & Academic Support
  • Enrichment Services (Art, Music, Sports)
  • Community Support Groups and Outreach
  • Mental Health Care
  • Organizational Development 
  • New Building Construction

Media Contact:
Daniel Perez
BUILD Manager, Communications and Media
(773) 227-2880 (office)
(773) 787-7647 (cell)

Thank you for helping BUILD stay a safe space when our youth need us the most.

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