Carolyn and Jack Long: Moving the needle on education equity

Carolyn and Jack Long: Moving the needle on education equity

Carolyn and Jack Long want their giving to make a lasting difference starting from today. As Carolyn puts it, “We don’t have forever to solve these problems. We need to get on top of them now.” As philanthropists, they ask themselves, “Is this a good investment, can...
Breakthrough Student and Teaching Fellow Alumna Rachel Young

Breakthrough Student and Teaching Fellow Alumna Rachel Young

Meet Rachel Young Senior Director, IDEO BT Sacramento student, Teaching Fellow alumna Most of my career life traces back to sixth grade when I was accepted into a new program, then called Summerbridge Sacramento. The classes at Summerbridge were taught by high school...
A Conversation with Terron Ferguson, Breakthrough Alumni

A Conversation with Terron Ferguson, Breakthrough Alumni

Terron Ferguson is a legal consultant and entrepreneur committed to civil and human rights, racial equity and justice. A Breakthrough Miami scholar and Teaching Fellow, Terron grew up in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood and attended Morehouse College, London School...
Teaching Fellow Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Lane

Teaching Fellow Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Lane

“Breakthrough changed my life. Breakthrough is the reason I am a teacher today.” – Jasmine Lane Growing up in the Twin Cities area, Jasmine Lane was a first-generation college student. When she joined Breakthrough as a teaching fellow and started...