WHAT IS BUILD?
BUILD – Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development – is a broad-based community power organization, rooted in Baltimore’s neighborhoods and congregations. We are non-partisan, interfaith, multiracial, and dedicated to making our city a better place for all Baltimoreans to live and thrive. For more than 35 years, BUILD has worked to improve housing, increase job opportunities, and rebuild schools, among other issues. We are affiliated with the Industrial Areas Foundation, a coalition of like-minded organizations in cities across the United States.
OUR CURRENT CAMPAIGNS
Next event, Strategy Session July 23, 6:30pm. Click here for more details, and check back often for actions and meetings!
In March of 2014, BUILD completed the largest listening campaign in our history. Through individual and small group conversations with over 5,240 people who live, work, and worship in Baltimore, BUILD identified four top issues that will guide our work in the coming years:
1. Jobs and Employment
2. Crime and Safety
3. Youth Opportunities
4. Schools and Education
Latest News & Updates
Connecting police and community
Article by BUILD clergy co-chair Rev Andrew Foster Connors: http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2015-08/building-baltimore.
July 23 Strategy Session
Nearly 100 people attended BUILD’s strategy session on July 23 at St Matthew’s Church, to learn how to get people at their organizations/institutions involved in the BUILD OneBaltimore Campaign. BUILD OneBaltimore will hold 2016 candidates for Mayor and municipal elections and elected officials accountable to: organize employers to create high quality job opportunities for […]