Book Signings and Events


The powerful, personal story of Jim Ziolkowski, the man behind the buildOn movement and the thousands of young people who have also decided to make a difference, is on sale today, September 17th!

To celebrate, buildOn has scheduled launch parties and book signings all across the U.S.

Please check below for an event near you and join us!

New York

Wednesday, 9/18 at 4:00pm
Ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange
Watch Jim Z, ring the closing bell with GE, Deutsche Bank
and 100 buildOn students for this prestigious event.

Wednesday, 9/18 at 5:30pm
buildOn Street Activities at Times Square
Meet buildOn staff and students and watch for a surprise!
(44th at 7th Avenue, NE corner).

Thursday, 9/19 at 8:00am
The TODAY Show covers Walk in Their Shoes
The TODAY Show will launch the book with Natalie Morales
interviewing Jim Z, along with several buildOn students in the South Bronx.


Wednesday, 9/25 at 7:00pm
Book signing at Vroman´s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA

Friday, 9/27 at 7:00pm
Book signing at Diesel Bookstore
5433 College Avenue Oakland, CA 94618

Saturday, 9/28 at 11:00am
Book signing at Last Saturday Community Market & Fair
Castlemont High; 8601 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland, CA

Saturday, 9/28 at 4:00pm
Book signing at Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd. Corte Madera, CA 94925


Monday, 9/23 at 6:00-8:30pm
Book signing at Ferguson Library with Elm Street Books
1 Public Library Plaza Stamford, CT 06901


Friday, 10/4 from 11:30am-1:00pm
Book Launch Luncheon at Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago, Illinois 60604


Thursday, 10/10 at 7:00pm
Book signing at Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street Brookline, MA 02446


Wednesday, 10/9 at 7:00pm
Book signing at Town Booke Center & Café
220 Plaza Drive, Collegeville PA 19426

Washington D.C.

Thursday, 9/19 at 7:00pm
Book signing at DC Public Library, Georgetown Branch
3260 R. St. N.W. Washington D.C. 20007


NASDAQ and Reuters Image Boards in Times Square