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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...

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...

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...

Donor Spotlight: Rosalind George

  How and when did you become affiliated with Breakthrough Central Texas? Why did you become involved with Breakthrough?   My first introduction to Breakthrough was when I attended an event on November 3, 2015. I was moved by the stories and experiences of...