BUILDING FUTURES NEWS

It seems that good news is increasingly hard to find these days! The staff and students at Building Futures are glad to be the exception to that rule. We take pride in being the bright spot in an otherwise dismal news day! Here is a collection of our most recent news coverage.

Summer 2021 – Benches By Teens

Summer 2021 – Benches By Teens

Every summer, Building Futures offers local businesses and residents an opportunity to make a lasting positive impact on young lives, and on our community. For nearly a decade, we have been offering educational classes to St. Louis youth in 4th – 12th grades, with an...

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Building Futures – KMOV

Building Futures – KMOV

Heartfelt thanks to KMOV for producing this excellent story about this year's Summer Project, Benches By Teens: Summer '21. We truly appreciate the spotlight they shined on this project and their support for our work. We welcome all the support we can get from the...

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2019 Triple Play Summer Camps

2019 Triple Play Summer Camps

Caribbean Festival Arts (Building Futures + Central Print) Looking for a fun, interactive learning environment for your 4th- 6th grader?  Well, we have triple the fun and learning opportunities this Summer with our Triple Play Summer Camps: Caribbean Festival Arts!...

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Jennings Back to School Jamboree

Jennings Back to School Jamboree

We had a wonderful time hosting a hands-on information table at Jennings Back to School Jamboree August 4th, 2018! Interacting and engaging with approx 1000 students, parents, and teachers. This school year, Building Futures will be teaching at all of the schools in...

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March 2018 | Diversity Inclusion Organization Award

March 2018 | Diversity Inclusion Organization Award

Building Futures was presented with a Diversity Inclusion award from the St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLCCC). Pictured (l. to r.), Robert Conte, Monsanto (SLCCC Chair); Board Members Jusean Archibald, Frank Lorberbaum, Jay Reaves, and Holston Black;...

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November 2017 | Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

November 2017 | Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

"Aptly named local nonprofit Building Futures recently got a boost for its mission of inspiring youth in the city of St. Louis through hands-on design build workshops with a brand new space in an Old North St. Louis building purchased by the Kranzberg Arts Foundation....

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October 2017 Workforce Development Award

October 2017 Workforce Development Award

Workforce Development (Organization) Award Building Futures was recognized at the Construction Forum Education Foundation Building Tomorrow Awards. CFEF presented the not-for-profit with a Workforce Development (Organization) Award. "Filling the pipeline with skilled...

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February 2016 | Community Outreach

February 2016 | Community Outreach

On February 7, Issac Zimmerman, Alissa Zimmerman, Frank & Gay Lorberbaum presented 30 handmade chairs to pre-schoolers at Patrick Henery School! Issac lead as project manager to see that all 30 chairs were crafted in the design shop to completion and on-through...

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