BUILD – Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development – is a broad-based community power organization, rooted in Baltimore’s neighborhoods and churches. We are non-partisan, interfaith, multiracial, and dedicated to making our city a better place for all Baltimoreans to live and thrive. You’ll find us working for change on front stoops and in living rooms, in churches and classrooms, in City Hall and at the State House in Annapolis.
For more than 30 years, BUILD has worked to improve housing, increase job opportunities, and rebuild schools, among other issues. We are a non-profit supported by the dues of our member organizations and by individuals, businesses, and foundations. We are affiliated with the Industrial Areas Foundation, a coalition of like-minded organizations in cities across the United States.
Our victories range from initiating the national living wage movement to creating Child First, an after-school program that encourages parent-teacher-neighborhood partnerships, to building and rebuilding more than 1,000 houses in Baltimore’s most distressed areas.
Latest News & Updates
BUILD U Session 3: Moving Into ACTION! Sat., Oct. 26th
BUILD U Session 3: Moving Into ACTION! BUILD is continuing it’s 3 part training series through BUILD U. “Choosing the BUILD Way: Practicing the Habits of Thinking, Relating & ACTING!” Place: Cardinal Shehan School 5407 Loch Raven Blvd Baltimore MD 21239 Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013 Time: 9:00 a.m. [...]
Session 2: BUILD 101 Make-up session Oct. 17th
BUILD is continuing it’s 3 part training series through BUILD U. Session 2: BUILD 101 Make-up session Oct. 17th * *If you were unable to make the second session of BUILD U on Sept 12, please join us for a makeup session. “Taking it Deeper: Turning Local Problems into Successful Solutions” Place: [...]