The Build Them Up Coalition

Build Them Up Replication & Training Site Project — Provides year-round evidence-based violence and HIV prevention to youth 8 through 21 years of age in schools, churches, community centers, housing development, and community-based agencies. We provide capacity building assistance to partnering agency.

Build Them Up Youth Catalyst Project — IGYDP BTU Scholars engage in community participatory research, implement community focus groups and review evidence-based interventions targeting youth in conjunction with Boston Partners in Mentoring Agency.

Build Them Up Community Partnerships and Coalition Meetings — IGYDP staff and volunteers implement Monthly BTU Coalitions meetings to address te emerging needs of adolescents. In addition, staff actively participate in community organizing, and attend national, state, regional, and local coalition meetings.

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  • 2013 Build Them Up scholars at the First Annual Boston Urban Arts Festival
  • 2013 Build Them Up - Summer Peer Institute Scholars
  • Dr. Sunni Rumsey Amatullah with the 2013 Build Them Up Scholars
  • Dr. Sunni Rumsey Amatullah speaking to the 2013 BTU scholars
  • Wanda Allen, from the Harvard University Center For AIDS Research, with the Build Them Up scholars
  • Wanda Allen, from the Harvard University Center For AIDS Research, speaks to Build Them Up scholars
  • 2013 BTU scholars give a presentation as part of Wanda Allen's workshop to eliminate health disparities
  • 2013 BTU scholars working in a Simmons College computer lab
  • 2013 BTU scholars working in a Simmons College computer lab
  • 2013 BTU scholar creating a brochure for IGYDP
  • 2013 BTU scholar creating a brochure for IGYDP
  • Build Them Up Scholars team up with WEATOC for a performance.
  • Build Them Up boys at the IGYDP job fair at Copley Plaza
  • Build Them Up girls at the IGYDP job fair at Copley Plaza