2022 Toler Velissaris Scholarship Winners

2022 Toler Velissaris Scholarship Winners

Join us in congratulating our 2022 recipients of The Toler Velissaris Scholarship for Academic Excellence! The winners are: Jourdan Duncan Will attend North Carolina A&T State University Benjamin E Mays High School Class of 2022 Jayden Griffin Will attend Clark...
Breakthrough Atlanta Welcomes New Board Members

Breakthrough Atlanta Welcomes New Board Members

The Breakthrough Atlanta Board of Directors recently welcomed new members to its board: Aimee Connolly, Community Volunteer; Katika Lovett, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools; Tiffany Mitsui, Sr. Manager,...
Building Skills for College and Beyond

Building Skills for College and Beyond

Scholar Spotlight: DeAndrea Donate DeAndrea, a Breakthrough Atlanta student and high school junior, fondly recalls how Breakthrough Atlanta’s summer programming helped her get ahead in school. “There was a lot of hands-on learning, a lot of visual learning, and a lot...
Breakthrough Atlanta Accepting Applications

Breakthrough Atlanta Accepting Applications

Breakthrough Atlanta accepting applications for its tuition-free student program, and paid college summer internship  Now is the time to explore opportunities for summer programs, and Breakthrough Atlanta is accepting applications for its signature programs...
A Pathway to Leadership in Service

A Pathway to Leadership in Service

Spotlight: Daniel “Danny” Shoy, Jr. Breakthrough Atlanta was an early career turning point for Daniel “Danny” Shoy, Jr., President & CEO of the East Lake Foundation When Danny Shoy, a first-generation American from New York City, moved to Atlanta in 1991 to attend...