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Where are they now?

Meet Jessica, a Recent Breakthrough College Graduate Leading Her Own Classroom ABOUT JESSICA Jessica Manzona-Valdez joined Breakthrough in 2007 when she was just a 6th grader in the magnet program at Kealing Middle School. She recalls listening to an info...

Breakthrough Wins Big as Benefiting Nonprofit at Start Up Games

In mid-January, Breakthrough attended the Startup Games as a benefiting nonprofit, where Austin’s best startups competed in a day of games to raise money for a good cause! A big shout out to SpareFoot for taking home 2nd place! Thank you for helping create first-generation college graduates

AmeriCorps Members Give Back on Martin Luther King Jr Day

On January 15, Breakthrough AmeriCorps members honored the legacy of Dr. King by volunteering alongside American YouthWorks to clean up the historic Burdett Prairie Cemetery in the Montopolis neighborhood. They joined hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country in a day of service!

The Class of 2018 Needs Your Help! #GivingTuesday

  For the first time in the history of Breakthrough we will be participating in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. All funds raised will go towards supporting Veronica and the rest of the Breakthrough Class of 2018. With 96 high school seniors strong,...

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