Tuesday, November 14th, 2023 | The Glasshouse, 660 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Join us as we celebrate the power of service and education to ignite change and light the way for a more just and equitable world. 

5:30 PM Cocktail and Dinner | 7:30 PM Program and Entertainment

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David C. Banks is Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education and the founder and former principal of the Eagle Academy for Young Men. David is a lifelong New Yorker, born in Brooklyn, and proud graduate of New York City public schools. He is also a longtime buildOn supporter and former board member. David’s vision of education emphasizes a partnership between schools and communities based on the guiding principles of academic excellence, leadership, and character development.


Sponsor buildOn's 2023 Gala

Your gift to the buildOn Gala supports our mission to break the cycle of poverty, Illiteracy, and low expectations through service and education. We ignite local and global communities to build economic opportunity, increase civic engagement, and help people gain the skills and confidence to shape their own lives. Through our U.S. Service-Learning Programs and Global school-building education programs, we are building a brighter future.


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Have a question about the event?

Please contact Jon Mucciolo, Development Director at jon.mucciolo@buildon.org for additional information about attending or sponsoring this event.