Breakthrough Represents at the Swallows Day Parade

On Saturday, March 25, dozens of our students represented Breakthrough at the 59th Annual Swallows Day Parade. Hosted by the San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association, the Swallows Day Parade is one of the nation’s largest non-motorized parades. The parade celebrates the return of the swallows on St. Joseph’s Day, which is on March 19. The […]

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UCI Field Study Interns Serve Their Final Day at Breakthrough

University of California, Irvine field study interns Jesus Garcia and Madison (Maddie) Abel completed their internship with Breakthrough last Thursday. They began their ten-week internship in early January and supported our program immensely during their time with us. Jesus and Maddie are both seniors majoring in psychology and social behaviors at UCI. Maddie interned at […]

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Breakthrough Attends UCI Youth Empowerment Conference

On March 4, several of our Breakthrough students, families, and staff attended M.E.Ch.A de UCI’s 37th annual youth empowerment conference. The conference focused on college readiness and provided workshops relating to issues affecting our students’ communities. Some of the workshops our students attended were about A-G requirements, the importance of financial aid, and resources for […]

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Breakthrough SJC Thanks its Community Partners

As this year rapidly progresses, we would like to reflect on the generosity of our 2016 community partners: Ball Park Pizza Carlos Mexican Restaurant Comprehensive College Prep Pacific Symphony Heartstrings Program McDonald’s San Juan Capistrano Ocean Institute Passion Planner LLC Printing OC Ricardo’s Place Rimrock Capital Management, LLC Smart Software Solutions, Inc. St. Joseph Health […]

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Breakthrough Senior Receives Youth of the Year Award

Congratulations to Breakthrough senior Sarah Arce for earning the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley Youth of the Year Award! Sarah joined the Boys & Girls Club ten years ago as a second grader. At that time, her mother had to work late into the evening, so being a member of the Boys & […]

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