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...
Fund-A-Scholar 2019

Fund-A-Scholar 2019

Fund-A-Scholar 2019 MAKE A DONATION 2019 FUND-A-SCHOLAR RAFFLE Congratulations to our raffle prize winners: Elizabeth & Ethan Bing Meg & Kevin O’Keefe Ashley & Andrew Aiken Nancy Suh THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS PRESENTING SPONSOR HONORARY SUMMA CUM...
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...
Breakthrough Atlanta Receives Grant from the Whitehead Foundation

Breakthrough Atlanta Receives Grant from the Whitehead Foundation

ATLANTA, GA (April 25, 2017) – Breakthrough Atlanta (BTA) is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a $325,000 grant from the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation. The grant will be used to purchase two 40-passenger buses and two 14-passenger buses to transport...
Annual Celebrity Basketball Game –  Sat, May 20, 2017 4pm

Annual Celebrity Basketball Game – Sat, May 20, 2017 4pm

Breakthrough Atlanta and the National Basketball Retired Players Association – Atlanta Chapter is proud to present our 3rd annual celebrity basketball game. The game will be held  May 20, 2017 on the campus of The Lovett School. Once again Team Dikembe Mutumbo will...
Building Dr. King’s Beloved Community

Building Dr. King’s Beloved Community

“Building Dr. King’s Beloved Community” This is the 2nd joint Black History Month program sponsored by The Lovett School and Breakthrough Atlanta. Black History Month Panel Discussion Friday, February 17, 2017 Hendrix-Chenault Theater 6:30 pm Spend...