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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#BeyondTheBooks: Niimo

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...

INAUGURAL COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP HONOREE

PROVIDENCE, RI, (May 10, 2019) -- Breakthrough Providence announces its  inaugural Community Leadership Honoree Courtney E. Hawkins, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Human Services. Ms. Hawkins career as a social worker, public servant, advocate for...

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...