2018 Summerbridge Program begins Monday, July 2

Breakthrough Providence has a dual mission: to create a pathway to college for low-income, academically-motivated middle school students in Providence Public Schools, and to encourage talented high school and college students to pursue careers in education.

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A Rewarding Experience

Raycine is an amazing student who's always ready for a challenge.  I had the chance to sit down with her to learn more about her Breakthrough Providence experience.  Check it out below.  (Note: This interview has been edited for clarity.) Carlon: Why did...
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From Student to Teacher

Ashaad Tillman is the quintessential Breakthrough Providence superstar.  He's spent his past couple of summers as a summer teaching fellow and was even a student in the program.  He's now in college studying to become an educator. Ashaad sat down with...
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Breakthrough Collaborative Executive Director releases statement in support of DACA

David Jackson, current executive director for Breakthrough Collaborative, released a statement on behalf of the organization condemning President Trump's order to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  "The Breakthrough Collaborative strongly...
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New Executive Director

Breakthrough Providence launched a search for a new Executive Director in January 2017 and is thrilled to welcome Carlon Howard as Dulari’s successor. Carlon Howard most recently served with City Year Providence as an Impact Manager where he oversaw the implementation...
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