Expanding college access and employment opportunities for high school students

Breakthrough supports high school students as they transition into work and post-secondary education. Program offerings include youth employment, scholarship opportunities, internships, and resource assistance. Breakthrough is committed to the success of East Garfield Park youth as they navigate adulthood.



teens employed


college scholarships awarded


students supported at Trunk Party

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Breakthrough Celebrates Inaugural Greer Scholarship Cohort

To support the youth of East Garfield Park as they aspire to tackle higher education, Breakthrough honored six neighborhood seniors for the inaugural…

Summer 2019 Program Guide

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