Summer 2023 Highlights

Our 2023 summer program truly felt like a return to pre-pandemic times. 132 rising fifth – eighth graders and one dozen rising ninth graders took part in academics, electives, advisory, special events, and community building. 32 Teaching Fellows trained for a...

Fall Volunteer Application Available Now

  Breakthrough’s application for fall tutor, teacher, and mentor positions is available now! We’re looking for adults, college students, high school students, and 8th grade students from Breakthrough or SF Day to volunteer with us this fall,...

Visit Us this Summer!

Breakthrough’s intensive summer program got underway earlier this month. We’re excited to support 147 students on the path to college, while training 32 aspiring educators, with the support of dozens of volunteers and staff. We’d love for you to join the celebration...

Congratulations, Class of 2023!

Breakthrough congratulates our latest class of high school seniors, who completed their eight-year commitment to our program this spring. We applaud them for their dedication to their education, their commitment to making the world better, and their perseverance in...

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...