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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Passion Year after Year

Genevieve, also known as Gen, has truly embraced what it means to be a part of the BTP family. Her journey with us began in 2009 when she was entering 7th grade. Now, she is coming close to the end of her collegiate journey at Rhode Island College (RIC) as a...
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#BeyondTheBooks: Fartun

Welcome to our series #BeyondTheBooks, where we’ll get to ask a staff member, or possibly alums/partners, fun questions. So often we focus on the work and mission behind what we do, which is great, but we believe that relationship/community building never ends. The...
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Learning with: Carlos, Bachata Pt. 2

We've learned about the beginnings of Bachata, instruments typically used in the music, and how this type of dance has evolved over the years in the Domincan Republic and around the world. If you need a refresher, be sure to read Part 1! By the early 1990s, Bachata...
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Learning with: Carlos, Bachata Pt. 1

Welcome to our newest edition of Learning with: ___! Our fellow from The Swearer Center at Brown University, Carlos, will be discussing how the musical genre of Bachata has impacted his life. Want to know more about Carlos? Check out his #BeyondTheBooks article or his...
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