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Breakthrough Stands with #BlackLivesMatter

June 2, 2020 Dear Breakthrough Community, We write to you with heavy hearts, recognizing the pain, fear, and outrage in our community right now. We condemn the racist police brutality that has caused the murders of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Mike Ramos, Breonna...

Partner Spotlight: St. Edward’s University

Advancing Austin’s STEM Community through Teaching Fellowship According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)  jobs are growing at a higher rate than other occupations, with no slowdown in sight. By 2022, the...

Amplify Fundraiser Spotlight: Arlene Wang

Photos taken by Arlene WangArlene’s Story: Arlene moved to Austin in 2014 and she jumped right in as a volunteer at Breakthrough Central Texas as a way to get to know the community better. A friend who lived in a different city had recently sent out an email on her...

Breakthrough announces addition of 5 trustees to the Board

We are pleased to welcome Karey Oddo, Dr. Charles Martinez, Walt Penn, Christie Bybee, and Esteban Armenta to Breakthrough’s Board of Trustees! These community members bring a wealth of knowledge to our organization.Esteban Armenta Esteban is an accomplished...