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Joe Anthony Cruz: My Breakthrough Experience

My name is Joe Anthony Cruz. This past May, with the help of my family and Breakthrough, I reached a goal I set for myself early in life. Today, I stand before you all with my Bachelors of Science in Media Management and Data Science from Ithaca College.  I was born...

Harley’s Breakthrough Summer Experience

Harley’s Breakthrough Summer Experience

Harley is a Breakthrough 8th grader who has now spent two summers with Breakthrough. Here is how she described her Breakthrough Summer Experience: “When I first heard of Breakthrough at school, I was a little afraid. They said they would help us become the first in...

Special Announcement: The Breakthrough Challenge

Special Announcement: The Breakthrough Challenge

That is why this morning at the LBJ Presidential Library, we proudly announced our vision and path to create an even larger impact in our region: The Breakthrough Challenge.The Breakthrough Challenge is a $10 million campaign to propel this organization toward our new north star: To double the number of children from our low-income communities who will graduate from college.

Congratulations Breakthrough College Class of 2019!

“Students – the entire Breakthrough family is so absolutely proud of you. Your success matters. You matter. You are what this whole thing is about. You are that dream come true. Congratulations!” said Daniel Jackson, Director of College...

The Sky is the Limit for Breakthrough Students

10 High Schoolers travel to Boston for college tour thanks to Breakthrough benefactor During spring break, a group of Breakthrough 11th graders left for Boston, MA for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Thanks to Breakthrough board trustee Neil...