New Minneapolis Partnership

The tutors and staff at the Minneapolis location are looking to expand upon their reach within their community. They have recently connected with Prodeo Academy, a charter school serving children in kindergarten through third grade that has similar core values to those of CBT. The tutors have been attending the schools built in tutoring schedule … Continued

CBT-Chicago Partners with DePaul University!

CBT- Chicago is happy to announce that we have partnered with DePaul University’s Steans Center for Community-Based Service Learning in order to create a pipeline of tutors for our Chase Park location. Starting in January, five DePaul students will pick to be a part of CBT-Chicago, and they will help us carry out our programming … Continued

Second Annual Happy Hour Fundraiser!

  On August 6th, CBT-Chicago hosted their second annual Happy Hour fundraiser at Tradition in Chicago. Shilpa, a CBT board member, organized the event, and it was a smashing success. Twenty-five of our friends, co-workers, and family members joined us to celebrate a great year of programming at Chase Park, and we kicked off our 2015-2016 … Continued

Minneapolis Programming 2014-2015!

During the Spring semester of 2015, the students and tutors at the Van Cleve Park site in Minneapolis helped instill a new concept into the CBT program. By partnering with the Leadership Minor at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, the students were allotted the resources and help they needed to create a lasting impact … Continued

2014-2015 Chase Park Successes!

Community Building Tutors-Chicago is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing free tutoring and a strong character education program to students in the Chase Park community. Once a week, about 20 elementary students from the community have one hour of support with completing their homework assignments, and one hour of our character education curriculum. … Continued

Chicago’s Cubs Fundraiser!

On May 31st, Community Building Tutors-Chicago attended a Cubs Game at Beyond the Ivy to raise money for our 2015-2016 academic year. Our board members and staff reached out to our network of friends, family, and colleagues to support the event and CBT. In addition to enjoying the game, our guests had the opportunity to … Continued

Building Communities Together!

This fall marked the implementation of our refined and greatly improved CBT curriculum. On December 10th both programs ended our fall programming with celebrations and a new tradition. Our curriculum takes our students and tutors on a journey through the different values CBT sees as foundational to strong communities: Respect, Friendship, Communication, Teamwork, Leadership, and … Continued

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Whiskey Tour Fundraiser

Community Building Tutors invites you to join us for a private tour of Koval Distillery, Chicago’s first craft distillery. Learn the subtle intricacies of distillation and sample the delicious beauty of small-batched spirits, all while supporting CBT programming in the 2014-2015 school year. The event will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 on Friday October … Continued

Programming Launched in Chicago and Minneapolis

Entering our 11th year of programming CBT has reached another important milestone – free programming in multiple states. We continue to offer our free tutoring service on Mondays and Wednesdays at our flagship site in Chicago, Chase Park starting the week of September 22nd. In Minneapolis, Minnesota we are pleased to be offering a new … Continued