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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Learning with: Chris, Driving Out The Culture Part 4

Last week we learned about how gentrification comes about and how old laws continue to influence the current housing market. To get caught up be sure to check out Part 1, 2, & 3. It is extremely disappointing to witness the United States once again sitting back...

Breakthrough Sites in the News

The college admissions scandal continues to shed light on the inequities that remain present in our education system. It is times like this where our impact and mission is truly needed. Although we have not published our own statement, we wanted to share what other...

Scholarships in RI

By Fartun, Providence College Class of 2019 A huge Breakthrough Providence kudos to students who have officially landed on the college/university they will be attending. You've studied, taken exams, presented projects, and possibly worked and/or were involved in...

Learning with: Chris, Driving Out The Culture Part 3

Last week we learned about redlining and how this process impacted the way communities were separated for the housing market. To get caught up be sure to check out Part 1 & 2. While redlining communities of color the FHA was also promoting the construction of...