Fund-A-Scholar

Fund-A-Scholar

Fund-A-Scholar Purchase Tickets & Patron Packages Fund-A-Scholar is Breakthrough Atlanta’s annual fundraising event which raises critical funds for underserved students to attend our life-changing, year-round educational programs.  Since holding our inaugural...
Breakthrough’s COVID-19 Response

Breakthrough’s COVID-19 Response

UPDATE: 5-26-20Breakthrough Atlanta is hosting a virtual program this summer due to COVID-19. We want to ensure that our students, faculty and staff remain safe. Even though state guidelines will allow summer camps to resume in July, we do not want to be among the...
Marietta City Schools joins with Breakthrough Atlanta

Marietta City Schools joins with Breakthrough Atlanta

By Carolyn Cunningham, For the AJC. For the first time this summer, the Marietta City Schools District is sending 11 rising seventh graders to the Breakthrough Atlanta program.For free, this academic enrichment program increases opportunity for highly motivated...
Breakthrough Atlanta Appoints New Executive Director

Breakthrough Atlanta Appoints New Executive Director

ATLANTA, GA (January 22, 2018) – Breakthrough Atlanta (BTA), in its twenty-second year of pursuing its mission to put Atlanta public school students on a six-year pathway to college, has announced the appointment of Monique Shields as the organization’s new...
Dikembe Mutombo: The Long View

Dikembe Mutombo: The Long View

How NBA star Dikembe Mutombo came to save untold lives in Africa and transform a country. By Mickey Goodman / For the AJC At the clang of the bell marking the end of the school day, third-grader Dikembe Mutombo grabbed his schoolbooks and loped across the wide street...