KEY CONCEPTS

Essential elements of our work.

What Makes Us Unique?

VISION

We envision a safe, stable, engaged East Garfield Park where success is the norm and everyone thrives.

CORE VALUES

GOD

God’s love motivates us to action.

PEOPLE

We treat people with dignity and respect and follow a simple formula of "people first".

RESTORATION

We believe that healing is possible and relentlessly engage with that hope.

JOY

We embody a culture of radical hospitality, positivity, passion, and personal connection.

COLLABORATION

We intentionally convene efforts, thoughts, ideas, and relationships for the success of our community.

RACIAL JUSTICE

We recognize the destructive impact of racism and seek to dismantle its impact in our community. Further, we nurture an organizational culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.

STRUCTURE

We value systems and policies that provide maximum impact and support for individuals and community.

MISSION

Breakthrough partners with people to build connections, develop skills and open doors of opportunity.

We Support People Through

We cannot complete our vision and mission without the incredible support of community members, staff, volunteers, our board, and donors.

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