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Spring 2022 Tutor Application Now Live!

  We're excited to announce that the application to volunteer in our after-school program this spring is now live (links below). The application is due by January 7, 2022 (SF Day applicants) or January 21, 2022 (all other applicants.) We accept applications from...

Student Profile: Montserrat

Montserrat applied to Breakthrough as a fourth grader at Fairmount Elementary School (now Dolores Huerta). Though her teacher had encouraged her, she was doubtful she’d be accepted given her English skills. When she got the acceptance letter, “I felt accomplished, but...

Join Us for a Conversation on Reaching Your Dreams

Breakthrough is teaming up with NBA Hall of Famer Chris Bosh and MacArthur Fellow Angela Duckworth for a virtual conversation with Breakthrough students from across the country on passion, perseverance, and other lessons from Bosh's new book Letters to a Young...

Breakthrough Reopens!

After over a year on Zoom, we're excited to report that Breakthrough reopened for in-person programming this fall. Our fifth - eighth-graders attend our after-school program on weekday afternoons, while our high school students attend workshops on Saturdays. We’re...