Thank You, Raise Your Hand Supporters

Thanks to the many community members who attended our 30th anniversary event on May 11. It was a joyous evening as we connected over cocktails and dinner in celebration of our work. Special thanks to our planning committee –  Lateefah Baxter, Maggie Boyle, Nick...

Breakthrough Receives AmeriCorps National Planning Grant

  We’re pleased to announce that Breakthrough has been awarded a $200,225 AmeriCorps planning grant. Breakthrough San Francisco will be working with our national office as well as four other Breakthrough locations – Greater Boston, Minneapolis, San...

Ninth Grade Summer Program Teacher Positions Now Available

Breakthrough is now hiring for Ninth Grade Summer Program Teacher positions. We’re seeking two outstanding professional classroom teachers, one each for ELA and math, to provide advising and instruction in our 2023 summer program for rising ninth graders. The...

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 honors student at the University of San Francisco majoring in Business...

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 over 25 years. We are deeply grateful for the recent contribution of $200,000 from...