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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Innovative Strategy Closes the Achievement Gap on Chicago’s West Side

The responsibility to narrow the achievement gap rests with everyone; from the national to the community level. In East Garfield Park, we are working…

Winter 2019 Program Guide

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