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Somerville Public Schools Partners With Breakthrough Greater Boston

by Somerville Public Schools | Sep 27, 2017 | Featured

“The Somerville Public Schools (SPS) and Breakthrough Greater Boston (BTGB) are entering a partnership this year that will offer SPS middle grades and high school students the opportunity to participate in six years of intensive, out-of-school time programming starting in the summer of 2018. BTGB focuses on a combination of academic programming, advocacy, and one-on-one mentoring…”

Breakthrough Voices Support for Immigrant Communities 

by Breakthrough Greater Boston | March 2017 | Featured

“On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months if Congress doesn’t find a more permanent solution. DACA shields young undocumented immigrants, who arrived in the U.S. as children, from deportation. Under DACA 800,000 individuals have gained a new freedom and security to work toward achieving their dreams, including getting an education, going to college, and contributing to the country they call home.”

Breakthrough Greater Boston awarded a $500,000 Catalyst Grant

by Breakthough | Aug 22, 2017 | Featured

“Breakthrough Greater Boston was awarded a $500,000 Catalyst Grant from the Wellington Management Foundation to propel significant organizational growth over the next four years. This substantial investment will support Breakthrough’s original Cambridge site, its growing Boston site, and its brand new Somerville site that will launch this school year. This is the largest grant received by Breakthrough Greater Boston in its 25-year history…”

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Breakthrough Greater Boston awarded $100,000

by Breakthrough | Jun 9, 2017 | Featured

“Breakthrough Greater Boston is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. The organization, which is in the middle of a multi-phase expansion from Cambridge into Boston and Somerville, was chosen from a total of 549 applicants, during a competitive review process.

Founded in Cambridge in 1992, Breakthrough Greater Boston is a year-round, tuition-free program that offers six years of academically intensive out-of-school time services to highly…”

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