Expressions Day

On Expressions Day, Breakthrough Providence students present their social justice projects to our community.  This is an opportunity for students to showcase what they've learned about important issues and to practice presenting to a larger audience.  The next...

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Spring College Bound Conference

Our Spring College Bound Conference is on Saturday, March 3rd.  Students in grades 9-12 will hear from a student keynote speaker and participate in hands-on, grade-specific workshops co-developed by Breakthrough Providence, College Visions, and Providence College. The...

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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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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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Farewell, Dulari

It’s been an incredible privilege to have spent 9 years (and in a few months, 10 summers) strengthening and expanding our “students teaching students” model. I have cherished all the relationships I’ve built across the Wheeler and Breakthrough communities and will...

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