Creating a Lasting Legacy: Jabrell Scott

Creating a Lasting Legacy: Jabrell Scott

“I joined different organizations like NAACP and Men of Honor that were focused on improving the perception of African-American people and also African-American males on campus. I wanted to be a voice and a leader on my college campus for marginalized...
My Breakthrough Experience: Stevie Martinez-Farias

My Breakthrough Experience: Stevie Martinez-Farias

  Last summer was my first summer teaching and really getting an idea of what it is like to be on the giving end of the classroom. I say this because even two weeks in, it felt surreal to think I was in my student’s position 9 years ago. Wide eyed and eager to...
Joe Anthony Cruz: My Breakthrough Experience

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...