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Breakthrough San Francisco supports young people on the path to college and trains outstanding college students for education careers.

Founded in 1993, we’re a community involvement initiative of SF Day School and one of two dozen national affiliates of Breakthrough Collaborative.

100% of students in our first five graduating classes have enrolled in college.

47% of our Teaching Fellows have entered the education sector, most as teachers in urban public school classrooms.

Welcome, Kayla and Valerie!

We're excited to welcome Valerie Lam and Kayla Marcopulos, our new Middle School Program Assistants, to our team! Born and raised in the Bay Area, Valerie is a Vietnamese first generation...

Honoring the Legacy of Josephine Kennedy

  Breakthrough respectfully honors the memory of Josephine Kennedy, a native San Franciscan who did so much for those around her, including serving the students of City College for...

Thank You, Cytokinetics and Life Science Cares!

Last week, 35 Cytokinetics employees made time to give back, filling 135 backpacks with school supplies for the fifth - eighth graders attending our after-school program and adding...

Breakthrough Collaborative Announces $5M Investment from MacKenzie Scott to Strengthen and Diversify the Teacher Workforce

  Breakthrough Collaborative, the umbrella organization for Breakthrough sites across the country, recently announced a $5 million gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the...

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