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Breakthrough Celebrates Inaugural Greer Scholarship Cohort

The term “going back to school” takes on an entirely different meaning for many high school seniors…


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Home Court Partners with A Boy and His Dream Foundation to Honor Garfield Park Scholars

With clear skies and scorching weather, Breakthrough’s Home Court series held its first outdoor…


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How the Davises Found Family After Tragedy

RAISING A FAMILY Family is of the utmost importance to lifelong East Garfield Park resident James…


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Otis' Dream Lives Through FamilyPlex

GROWING UP IN EAST GARFIELD PARK Otis grew up as a middle child among six other siblings. When he…


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How Ms. Rozy Found Her Breakthrough Through Community

Many of us feel as though we are called toward something that gives our lives meaning. Of these…


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Hundreds Gather for March Madness / Spring Registration Event

We had a great turnout this past Saturday for the latest event co-sponsored by BYN Sports and…


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Breakthrough Students Experience Chicago

Breakthrough students are on the move! Through the London Johnson Arts and Technology Academy,…


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In This Space, There is Unity

What brings together 32 teenage boys and 8 adult community leaders each week? A home-cooked meal,…


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Breakthrough Beginners Receives Gold Level Award

Breakthrough Beginners, Breakthrough’s early childhood education program, has achieved Gold Level…


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Women's Center Night Out

Each quarter, A Night Out invites women from Breakthrough’s transitional housing program to enjoy…