Breakthrough Miami provides an academic enrichment program that uses a student-teaching-students model to ensure that motivated, under-resourced 5th – 12th grade students have access to excellent educational opportunities, graduate from high school on time, and attend college.

Breakthrough In The Community

We join the nation in recognizing Juneteenth. We honor African Americans' resilience, strength, and triumphs in the pursuit of freedom and equality. This historic day, honoring the end of slavery with the final enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1865,...

WWS2024 Dreamscape

At Breakthrough Miami, our DREAMSCAPE of potential and possibility is limitless! Wine Women & Shoes 2024 exuded with our signature breakalicious spirit and energy. A beautiful reflection of our program and mission, the event galvanized a diverse, influential, and...

High Fashion. High Impact. Featuring Missoni…



Miami, FL, [March 28, 2024] — Breakthrough Miami, an award-winning youth development program and leading South Florida non-profit dedicated to empowering students to thrive and grow as learners and leaders, announces an exciting collaboration with Missoni, the internationally renowned Italian fashion house, as the exclusive Fashion Partner for Wine, Women & Shoes 2024.

2024 Black History Month Essay Contest in Honor of Garth C. Reeves, Sr.

Celebrating Untold Stories Winners Announced for Breakthrough Miami's 5th Annual Black History Month Essay Contest in Honor of Garth C. Reeves, Sr. In Honor of Garth C. Reeves Sr. and Dedicated to Regina Jolivette Frazier The spirit of education equity and empowerment...

Our friend Regina Jollivette Frazier

With profound sorrow, we share the loss of Regina Jollivette Frazier, an esteemed and enduring leader on our Breakthrough Miami Board of Directors and a renowned and respected community changemaker. Regina passed away peacefully on February 16, 2024, leaving a legacy marked by impactful contributions, notable achievements, and unwavering excellence. She is fondly known within our Breakthrough Village, across South Florida, and the nation as a powerful and passionate force for education equity, rigor, and high-quality experiences to advance children of color and our whole community.

Alive Accreditation

Volunteer Engagement is Al!VE. We are excited to announce that Breakthrough Miami has achieved national accreditation in strategic volunteer engagement by AL!VE. Achieving Service Enterprise accreditation is a prestigious accomplishment. We have joined the top 11...


You took this kid, whose test scores placed in him the bottom 2%, who battled speech impediments and mild dyslexia, and he grows and develops under the care of Breakthrough. He goes on to attend Gulliver, become top broadcaster and news director at the school, President of the Black Student Union, played for Hall of Fame Ray Allen’s basketball team, served on the school’s ethics board for student peers, volunteers with Breakthrough, wins the Principal’s Award at graduation, and was selected as the commencement speaker for his senior class
– that was transformation. It changed his trajectory.

First Gen Day 2023

"I always knew I wanted to do better for me, my family and my community -- this is what drives me. It’s my purpose." – Amerie Jackson, Scholar Alumna, Class of 2022 Howard University, Biology, Class of 2026Celebrating National First Gen Day Today, we’re celebrating...

College Signing Day 2023

WATCH OUT WORLD. OUR SCHOLARS AND THEIR BIG DREAMS ARE ON THE RISE! Today we join the nation in recognizing College Signing Day and salute our Class of 2023 Breakthrough Miami Scholars for their vision, grit, and commitment. College is a pivotal moment in our Scholars’ leadership journey. Throughout their eight-year Breakthrough experience, our Scholars have built skills, leveled up academically, fostered mentor and mentee relationships, and pursued countless opportunities to breakthrough to new heights. Our Village is with our Scholars by their side as collectively we give dreams the lift to breakthrough to their highest potential. As we celebrate College Decision Day, we invite you to engage with our social media channels as we highlight our Scholars and their dedication, talent, and tireless commitment to excellence.


Breakthrough Miami is proud to be honored as Program of the Year by The Children’s Trust

We are celebrating a historical moment of achievement! Breakthrough Miami is proud to be honored as Program of the Year by The Children’s Trust. Selected for the award among more than 300 Trust-funded programs, this honor is a prestigious milestone. Since 2007...

What’s Ahead

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Wine Women & Shoes 2024, benefitting Breakthrough Miami, invites and celebrates the spirit and energy of influential, fashion-savvy women to ensure young people with limitless potential have the OPPORTUNITY TO DREAM.

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Join our tuition-free 8 year academic enrichment program including 6-week Summer Institutes and Saturday School Year program.

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Breakthrough Miami’s fellowship has been ranked as a Top Ten Service Learning internship by the Princeton Review. This summer, we invite you to join a corps of energetic, ambitious, diverse Changemakers 

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