Visit Breakthrough

Plan your visit to see Breakthrough in action this summer! Join us in Cambridge, Boston, or Somerville. 

Summer Celebrations

The end of the summer Celebration events are the pinnacle of Breakthrough’s Summer Program! Please join us to honor the hard work of our students and Teaching Fellows. At Celebration, you will have the opportunity to:

  • See students’ final poster presentations and hear about what they learned in their classes
  • Enjoy main stage performances and testimonials by students and Teaching Fellows
  • Meet members of the community passionate about improving educational equity

Boston Campus

Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM
University Hall 
UMass Boston 
University Drive North
Dorchester, MA 02125

Cambridge Campus

Saturday, August 9th
6:00 PM
Kresge Auditorium
48 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

Somerville Campus

Saturday, August 10th
11:00 AM
Cohen Auditorium
Tufts University
40 Talbot Ave
Medford, MA 02155

Past Events

05 Dec 2018

Dr. Roberto Gonzales (Harvard Graduate School of Education), Dr. Christine Leider (Boston University) and Dr. Mariela Páez (Boston College) discussed the topic You Are Welcome to Learn Here: Effective Education for Immigrant Youth.

10 Nov 2018

3rd Annual Breakthrough Bash

200 young professionals gathered at Game On! to inspire excitement for learning, create paths to college, and promote careers in education.

21 Jun 2018

Somerville Public School Representatives, Elected Officials, Breakthrough Board, Staff, Students, Teachers, Families, and Supporters came together to celebrate the opening of our Somerville Campus.

01 May 2018

Over 400 attendees gathered to celebrate Breakthrough in Three Cities, collectively raising over $600,000 to support Breakthrough’s teachers and students.

23 Sep 2017

Nearly 200 attendees gathered at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology to celebrate Breakthrough Greater Boston, raising over $14,000 to support our educational programs. #btbash2017

18 May 2017

Breakthrough’s Associate Board hosted its 4th Annual “Get Schooled!” Trivia Night to benefit the Summer Program, with a 90s theme in honor of our 25th anniversary!

28 APr 2017

Thanks to the support of more than 500 community members in attendance, Breakthrough Greater Boston raised over $620,000 at the 25th Anniversary Gala!

01 Dec 2016

9th Annual Breakthroughs in Education Gathers Community Leaders for Important Discussion on Out-of-School Time Learning.

31 MAR 2016

Thanks to the support of the 470 community members in attendance, Breakthrough Greater Boston raised over $400,000 in contributions at the 8th Annual Breakthrough Gala!

Event Photos