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Breakthrough Welcome Kit

We are excited to have your support and to get you involved in our mission. Please see below to learn more about our organization!

Welcome to the Breakthrough Community

Take a peek at our first graduation and business pitch competition to learn why Senator John Hickenlooper is a fan and supporter of Breakthrough. Witness the dawn of a season of hope.

“[Breakthrough] defies the odds, defies the traditional way of looking at rehabilitation and creates its own energy, its own hurricane of possibility.”


Impacting the Lives of the Currently Incarcerated

See inside Colorado State Penitentiary with our peer facilitators and their transformative journey with Breakthrough.

Educating the Community

Breakthrough Executive Director, Stacey Putka explains our commitment to giving people with criminal histories a chance at redemption through entrepreneurship and employment readiness education. This talk challenges perceptions of people with criminal histories and asks us to all take part in being the solution to mass incarceration.

Welcoming Home Our Program Graduates

Sentenced to life imprisonment in 1993, Abron “Abe” Arrington had been locked up since 1989. Learn how this Breakthrough alumnus and patent owner of a flood mitigation system received a second chance from Colorado Governor Jared Polis. Read More »