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buildOn Students Help Chicago Parks Go Smoke Free

  • October 15, 2014
  • Listed in News, Stories
  • By Lauren Manning

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Two recent buildOn alums are continuing their commitment to service beyond buildOn, and they’re already seeing their efforts impact their community in a big way. Izamar Vazquez and Terryana Bonds are two buildOn alumni from Chicago. The pair interned with the American Lung Association (ALA) this summer, and their work played a key role in the Chicago […]

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Infographic: The Global Education Crisis

  • September 25, 2014
  • Listed in News
  • By Brandon Worth

Back to school season is coming to a close, and students in the U.S. and around the world are settling in for another year of learning. But, for millions of children in developing countries, this school year is another missed opportunity to lift themselves out of the cycle of illiteracy and poverty. buildOn is breaking this cycle by breaking ground on a new school every three days in seven developing countries.

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Infographic: The Dropout Crisis in America

  • September 11, 2014
  • Listed in News
  • By Brandon Worth

The U.S. faces a dropout crisis. At the current rate, nearly ⅓ of students starting high school this fall in many large cities will not graduate – at a huge cost to themselves and society at large. buildOn works with students in many of the most challenged schools in these cities. Our youth service programs […]

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