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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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
November 7th- November 9th GRYD Fellows Training Los Angeles, CA
November 29th Milwaukee County CVI Training Virtual
December 1st Milwaukee County CVI Training Virtual
December 5th Milwaukee County CVI Training Virtual
February 5th- February 7th Newark Level I Training Newark, NJ
February 20th- February 21st GRYD Training/Project TURN Los Angeles, CA
March 4th- March 5th Los Angeles Level I Training/CBPS Los Angeles, CA
March 19th- March 20th GRYD Training/Project TURN Los Angeles, CA
March 25th- March 26th Chicago Level I/ CBPS Chicago, IL
April 9th- April 11th GRYD Fellows Level II Training (Watts) Los Angeles, CA
April 16th- April 17th GRYD Training/ Project TURN Los Angeles, CA
April 23rd- April 26th Montgomery County Annual SON Training Montgomery County, MD
May 6th- May 8th Chesapeake Level II/ CBPS Chesapeake, VA
May 21st- May 22nd GRYD Training/ Project TURN Los Angeles, CA
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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.