BUILD works to increase public safety in communities all across the United States.

Certified through the Professional Community Intervention Training Institute (PCITI), the
BUILD Program offers in-depth, practitioner-based services to increase community health and safety.



The BUILD Program provides a depth of services, including in-depth training and technical assistance designed to address critical challenges impacting distressed individuals and families, communities, and municipalities.

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June 20th- June 22nd PCITI CVI Trenton Training: 48-Cities Initiative Trenton, NJ
July 5th Dawah Based Community Prevention & Intervention Best Practices Training Los Angeles, CA
August 2nd- August 4th Wilmington PCITI CVI Level II Training: 48 Cities Initiative Wilmington, DE
August 10th- August 12th Everytown Gun Sense University Conference Speaking Engagement Chicago, IL
August 25th Lecturer: USC Public Safety Leadership Program Los Angeles, CA
August 28th Lecturer: USC School of Social Work SOWK 350: Adolescent Gang Intervention Los Angeles, CA
September 12th Law Enforcement Training Los Angeles, CA
September 26th- September 28th Montgomery County Positive Youth Development Training Montgomery County, MD
October 9th- October 11th PCITI CVI Level II Training Baton Rouge: 48 Cities Initiative Baton Rouge, LA
October 24th- October 26th Cities United Conference Speaking Engagement Atlanta, GA
November 1st- November 3rd PCITI Level I CVI Training Chesapeake 48 Cities Initiative Chesapeake, VA
November 15th- November 17th City of Columbus Ohio CVI Level I Training Columbus, Ohio
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The long-awaited follow-up to Peace in the Hood: Working with Gang Members to End the Violence is now underway! Aquil Basheer and journalist Christina Hoag have teamed up again to collaborate on a groundbreaking second book about community violence interdiction and community-based public safety – what it is and how to do it. Coming Soon.



If you would like more information on BUILD”s training, consulting or troubleshooting services, please contact our Executive Assistant, Alicia Thompson, at our office number and you will be provided a price quote for your specific request.