Moms Like Whitney are a Force for Good 1

Moms Like Whitney are a Force for Good

As she walks into the Breakthrough FamilyPlex on a Wednesday afternoon, students excitedly gather…


outside sign on the Breakthrough Men's Center vision shapers opioid crisis mental health

Vision Shapers Conversations - Response to the Opioid Crisis and its Impact on Mental Health

After more than 20 years working in unison with the residents of East Garfield Park,…


Alece McFadden

History in the Making: Alece McFadden's Strength-Based Approach to Youth Behavioral Health

The coordinator of Breakthrough’s Youth Behavioral Health program, Alece McFadden, provides…


Wendy Daniels History in the Making

History in the Making: It’s In the Details for Wendy Daniels and the Fresh Market

As the Associate Director of Food Services, Wendy Daniels coordinates the Fresh Market food pantry…


cornelius chandler

History in the Making: COVID-19 Response Team Member Cornelius Chandler Leads With Love

After almost 20 years in warehouse management, the COVID-19 pandemic redirected Cornelius Chandler…


Financial Coach Leads Economic Opportunity Center Class

"They’re on a mission": First Cohort Completes Economic Opportunity Center Classes

The new Economic Opportunity Center (EOC) at Breakthrough reflects a deepened commitment to the…


Behavioral Health Services Help to Holistically Meet Needs of Youth 3

Behavioral Health Services Help to Holistically Meet Needs of Youth

For more than 20 years, the Breakthrough Youth Network (BYN) has offered academic enrichment and…


Vision Shapers Conversations - Violence Prevention

After more than 20 years working in unison with the residents of East Garfield Park,…


Victim Advocates Respond to Incidents in the Community with Compassion 5

Victim Advocates Respond to Incidents in the Community with Compassion

Though residents are leading transformation across Chicago, in many communities, individuals and…


Behavioral Health Team Supports Staff During Mental Health Awareness Month 6

Behavioral Health Team Supports Staff During Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a national movement to raise awareness and reduce the stigma…