For the first time ever, SCU hosted Breakthrough’s 2016 summer program for 110 middle school students, allowing us the exciting opportunity to operate on a college campus. For kids who face tremendous obstacles every day, this means the chance for college dreams to take root.
Read messages from Executive Director, Melissa Johns, and Board Chair, Greg Murphy, plus updates on our After-school Program, alumni activities, financial results, a funder perspective and more. Learn about Breakthrough initiatives and results.
Stay tuned for our 2016 Annual Report coming this spring!
Over the next few years, Breakthrough Silicon Valley will focus on strengthening existing programs, hiring and retaining talented staff, securing long-term sustainability, and making appropriate adjustments to programming to best serve our increasing enrollment.
February 2011 - Challenges of the Ninth Grade Transition
March 2010 - Barriers to College for High-Achieving Students