A Positive Trajectory

A Positive Trajectory

Scholar & Teaching Fellow Alum Spotlight: Jamal Hill Former Breakthrough Atlanta scholar and teaching fellow Jamal Hill is an example of how support for Breakthrough Atlanta changes lives. He says his Breakthrough experience set a positive trajectory for his...
A Career-Changing Breakthrough

A Career-Changing Breakthrough

Teaching Fellow Alum Spotlight: Jaila Mason Jaila Mason, one of Breakthrough Atlanta’s former teaching fellows, had an entirely different career path planned until she experienced a breakthrough. She was pursuing a career in medicine, but after spending the last two...
The Power of Mentorship

The Power of Mentorship

DONATE Teaching Fellow Alum Spotlight: José Fragoso Breakthrough’s unique teaching fellow program gives young college students the opportunity to become relatable mentors to middle schoolers during Breakthrough’s summer program. Teaching fellows share their college...
Becoming a Change Agent

Becoming a Change Agent

DONATE Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Kennedy Robbins Kennedy Robbins is preparing to graduate from Spelman University this May with a degree in Elementary Education, but she has already made a big impact in the lives of many young students. Currently a student teacher at...
Opportunity in Failure

Opportunity in Failure

Former Breakthrough Atlanta scholar Esco Hill of “Esco Eats” used failure as a foundation for a thriving business. Former Breakthrough Atlanta scholar Esco Hill has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. While in college at Jackson State University majoring in Business...
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...