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 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...

Learning with: Chris, Driving Out The Culture Part 2

In order to create change, we must learn from the mistakes from our past. So far we've learned about the Indian Removal Act and how President Jackson set the country up for Gentrification as we know it today. If you're a little lost be sure to read Part 1 before...

SAT/ACT Prep Guides

2018 SAT scores revealed that only 47 percent of students met both the math and reading college readiness benchmark. That’s why the team at BestColleges.com created prep guides for both the SAT and ACT, in order to help students in Providence access...

Learning with: Chris, Driving Out The Culture Part 1

Welcome to our newest edition of Learning with: ___! Our student and teaching fellow alum, Chris, will be discussing the historic displacement of communities of color in the United States. We're grateful to have been a part of his middle school journey, and that he...