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Shadie’s Story: Breaking the Cycle in the Bronx

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“I come to buildOn service because it makes me feel better about myself and it helps me inspire others. It would make my heart burst if I knew that I inspired someone that has been in my same situation!” says Shadie Lattimore, a junior buildOn student from the Bronx. For Shadie, buildOn is where she turned when she wanted to make a change for herself and her whole community.

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buildOn Announces the Closure of Programs in Philadelphia

STAMFORD, CONN. – (February 27, 2015) – buildOn, the nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education, announced today that it will close its Service Learning Programs in Philadelphia high schools on March 18, 2015 due to insufficient direct funding. buildOn’s Service Learning Programs empower youth to […]

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We’re excited to see Walk in Their Shoes make the debut of the New York Times Best-Seller List of Education. Created by Deborah Hofmann, senior editor of the New York Times Best Sellers List, the list compiles books that gained popularity not only in December 2013, but also experienced continued sales from previous years. The […]

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