August 10, 2020

Congratulations to BUILD NYC’s First Graduating Class of Seniors

We graduated our first cohort of BUILD seniors this June. It was no small feat to ensure that 100% of them graduated on time, particularly during this tumultuous moment in […]
July 24, 2020

VCs investing in a pipeline for Boston entrepreneurs of color

In the wake of the rising Black Lives Matter movement, the Boston venture capital community has universally declared a commitment to addressing the entrepreneurial inequities in our system. Many now […]
July 22, 2020

BUILD to Acquire SEED SPOT’s High School Program to Continue the Momentum in Supporting the Future of Social Entrepreneurship for High School Students

Official Press Release National nonprofit organizations join forces to support young people with an entrepreneurial mindset   Washington, DC: Two nonprofit organizations – Build.org (www.build.org) and SEED SPOT (www.seedspot.org) – […]
June 26, 2020

The Elevate Podcast featuring Ayele Shakur | Building Equity Through Education

The Elevate Podcast is a podcast about achievement, personal growth and pushing limits in leadership and life. Podcast Host Robert Glazer chats with world-class performers who’ve committed to elevating their […]
June 1, 2020

A passion for helping underserved students find entrepreneurial success

Written By Lauren Schiffman, Contributing Writer for Fifty Plus Advocate By Fifty Plus Advocate Community Advocate Staff Read Fifty Plus Advocate’s Article Boston – After graduating from Boston University, Ayele […]
April 29, 2020

Breaking down silos that separate students by race and class

AT A RECENT press briefing, Massachusetts education commissioner Jeff Riley observed that the crisis of COVID-19 school closures is also “an amazing opportunity to think differently about how we educate our […]
January 30, 2019

BUILD Awarded Acceptance Into Stand Together’s Elite Social Entrepreneurship Catalyst Program

BUILD is proud to announce it has been selected to participate in Stand Together’s Catalyst Program, joining the growing national network of more than 100 high-performing organizations that are transforming […]
July 2, 2018
Ayele Shakur with BUILD students

Meet BUILD’s New CEO, Ayele Shakur

Ayele Shakur has nearly 30 years of experience as an innovator in urban education. We are thrilled to announce that on June 6, 2018, our National Board of Directors unanimously […]
October 19, 2016

BUILD Greater Boston to Honor Jeff Glass and Mic Williams at BUILDfest Wednesday, Oct. 19

One hundred high school entrepreneurs will also be showcasing their businesses at the event
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