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Expanding college access and employment opportunities for high school and post-secondary students

Breakthrough Beyond supports high school and post-secondary students as they transition into college and careers. Program offerings include youth employment, scholarship opportunities, internships, and resource assistance. Breakthrough is committed to the success of East Garfield Park youth as they navigate adulthood.



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Transitioning to College, Malique Leans on East Garfield Park Roots

Malique will be going off to college this summer, and although he'll be leaving loved ones, his community isn't letting him leave without showering…


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