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Breakthrough announces addition of 5 trustees to the Board

We are pleased to welcome Christina Corona, Revlynn Lawson, Mysha Lubke, Jeffrey McDowell and Jessica Slade to Breakthrough’s Board of Trustees! These community members bring a wealth of knowledge to our organization. Read more about our newest board trustees...

The Breakthrough Challenge Exceeds $10 Million Campaign Goal

The Breakthrough Challenge Exceeds $10 Million Campaign Goal

In 2019, we announced The Breakthrough Challenge – a $10 million campaign to propel us toward a new North Star: to move the needle on educational equity by doubling the number of college graduates from Central Texas’s low-income communities. The need for this campaign...

Thank you for standing by our side in 2020!

In a year of exceptional crisis for our entire nation, many Breakthrough families found themselves among the hardest hit - facing unemployment, food and housing insecurity, and increased likelihood of exposure to COVID-19. But we called upon our community, and you...

BRENDA SAUCEDO The University of Texas at Austin BBA in Marketing and Management Information Systems After graduation, Brenda spent time giving back as a Breakthrough AmeriCorps member. This summer she made the move to Seattle, WA to work as a Product Marketing...

Q&A with Wes Moore

Last month, nearly 1,000 community members tuned in for a virtual conversation with best-selling author and Robin Hood CEO, Wes Moore around race, class and educational equity in Central Texas and collaborative next steps we all can take to dismantle system barriers...