Deeply committed to ending racism on every level

To our Breakthrough Houston family, We are living through a difficult and profoundly disturbing time in our country. Like you, I am grappling with the horror of recent events. I struggle to comprehend how, still now, so many Black lives  – George Floyd, Breonna...

Answering Houston’s Urgent and Long-term Needs

Thank you for your support of our programs. Last month BTH answered urgent community need by:  Purchasing 50 $100 grocery gift cards for families experiencing food shortages  Arranging professional counseling services for 13 students in need. Collecting 30 tablets so...
Meet Diane Swan

Meet Diane Swan

Diane joined Breakthrough Houston in 2019. She began her career at Ernst and Young and has worked as a practicing CPA in public accounting and industry.  She also spent several years working as a grant writer/manager for Spring Branch ISD and in operations for another...

Breakthrough Houston Procedure Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Breakthrough Houston leadership team is carefully monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak. Our utmost priority as a program is the physical and emotional health of our students, teachers, and staff as well as our BTH families.  We will follow the following procedure...

Meet Program Director, Jarvis Lundy!

Why did you choose a career in education? Growing up, I always thought I’d be a lawyer. But my time as a Teacher Fellow and School Year teacher with Breakthrough during college truly changed my life’s trajectory.  Seeing the impact that I was able to have on...

Meet Kurchi Basu!

Kurchi joined Breakthrough Houston in 2018 as the College Bound Program Director. Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, she earned a B.A. in sociology/anthropology/Latin American Studies from Carleton College, as well as an M.Ed from University of St. Thomas. Kurchi is...