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Carla’s Story: Elevating Expectations from Detroit to Haiti

  • March 2, 2017
  • Listed in News, Stories
  • By Brett Slezak

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As a high school freshman in Detroit, Carla Underwood was struggling — she had to travel nearly two hours to get to school, was failing her classes and didn’t think she could do anything to help her city. But everything changed for Carla when she discovered the power of service. By helping others, Carla realized she could transform her city, change the world and better herself.

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November 16th, 2017: buildOn Gala

Join 1,000 business and community leaders in New York City as we celebrate buildOn’s mission of breaking the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations and honor our immersion partners who are working directly with our youth to break the cycle.

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