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In solidarity with our AAPI students, families, and staff

Dear Breakthrough Central Texas Students, Families, and Community Members, We are saddened, horrified, and angered by the murders in Atlanta last week that resulted in the deaths of 8 individuals, 6 of whom were Asian/Asian American women, and the rise in racism and...

Update: The Latest on Policy & Advocacy at Breakthrough

Breakthrough’s policy and advocacy initiatives working to remove barriers to college access and success, build power, and improve the quality of life of Breakthrough students and their communities, continues across legislative, institutional and internal domains. Here...

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...

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...