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MIAMI’S OPPORTUNITY GENERATOR.

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CHANGING LIVES. CREATING LEADERS.

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BRAIN BUILDERS.

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.

Garth C. Reeves, Sr. Winners Ceremony

Breakthrough Miami announced winners of its 3rd Annual Black History Month Essay Contest. The contest, established to honor Garth C. Reeves Sr., publisher emeritus of one of the oldest black-owned media companies in South Florida, recognized the research and literary efforts of nine (9) “Breakthrough Scholars”.
Scholars in elementary, middle, and high school developed and presented compelling narratives about Black women in Florida who impacted their community, inspired generations of people, and helped shape our great state through exceptional leadership.

Breakthrough Miami Partners with Assurant

Breakthrough Miami Partners with Assurant® to Launch New Tech Service to Support The Next Generation of Diverse Leaders & Educational Advocates
Breakthrough Miami has teamed up with Assurant to ensure our Scholars, Teaching Fellows, volunteers, staff and alumni are able to seamlessly advance teaching, learning and connecting in person and at home with the launch of Personal TechProSM by Assurant®. This world-class wraparound technical support service will provide expert assistance to ensure our Breakthrough Village can easily maximize technology to support teaching and learning.

Career Day 2021

Thirty years as Miami’s Opportunity Generator doesn’t happen without good partners! Our 2021 Career Day was a phenomenal success, thanks to our dynamic corporate and community collaborators and the enthusiasm of our Scholars! A highly anticipated part of the summer experience for our 200+ 8th graders, our annual Career Day provides students unique inside looks at an industry, inspiring future career paths and building critical skills for their academic and professional lives ahead.

Congratulations to the Breakthrough Miami Class of 2021!

We invite you to meet the Class of 2021, be inspired, and become the next class of opportunity generators! We are excited to celebrate this significant milestone with our Breakthrough Scholars, as we join the nation in recognizing College Signing Day. Culminating...

Legacy

Breakthrough Miami is thrilled to share the 2nd Annual Black History Month Essay Contest in honor of veteran, community leader, equality and civil rights activist, black press magnate, the late Garth C. Reeves, Sr.

Accountability is a Breakthrough.

Accountability is a breakthrough. Together, each voice, protest, case, and action build towards a shared future of respect, equity, safety, and true justice for all members of our society and the end to the criminalization and violence against Black and Brown communities.

Breakthrough Miami Announces the Appointment of their Newest Board Members

Breakthrough Miami announced the appointment of four new board members who will each help uphold the organization’s mission to create a vibrant learning environment for traditionally underrepresented youth striving for educational opportunity. Committed to advancing Breakthrough Miami’s mission and promise, these dynamic individuals reflect diverse industries and backgrounds united by a shared vision of educational equity.

Breakthrough Miami is Selected for NFL Inspire Change Social Justice Grant

Kicking off Breakthrough Miami’s 30th anniversary year, the organization was selected as one of 13 nonprofit organization nationally to be awarded an Inspire Change Social Justice Grant. Breakthrough Miami is the only Florida-based organization to be awarded in this round of new grants this year.

Breakthroughs and Bridges – November 2020

Miami, November 16, 2020 – Breakthrough Miami and The Miami Dolphins FOOTBALL UNITES™ program join forces for the second consecutive year to host the two-part Breakthroughs and Bridges series in the tri-county area.

Opening Doors of Opportunity into STEM Fields

Opening Doors of Opportunity into STEM Fields - Solving National Challenges The National Science Foundation reports Black and Hispanic Engineers are only 5% / 6% of the workforce respectively, reflecting a lack of access, exposure and confidence in STEM education,...

What’s Ahead

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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As we commemorate 30 years of breakthroughs, we celebrate the stories of vision, commitment, and engagement that our legacy has been built upon.

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