About Us

Breaking Ground values Compassion, Integrity, Community, Transformation and Sustainability.

The quality and character of our Board of Directors leadership and their commitment to our mission is fundamental to our ability to transform lives and communities.

We work in partnership with communities placing special emphasis on identifying and utilizing neighborhood resources.

Mission

Breaking Ground’s mission is to seek and develop those who desire to become instruments of lasting change in their community. Breaking Ground works to fulfill this mission by creating educational and employment opportunities. Read more …

History of Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground is located in Chicago’s west side neighborhood of North Lawndale. Lawndale is a close-knit community that has been hit hard by unemployment, crime, and poor educational opportunities. Read more …

Timeline

View a timeline of Breaking Ground and what we have accomplished through the years. Read more …

Contact Us

Would you like more information?  Interested in enrolling in APL Teaching Factory?  Would you like to make a contribution to Breaking Ground?  Please drop us a note.  We aim to reply to all messages within 2 business days or less. Drop us a line …

News

Breaking Ground and the work we do has been mentioned on-line in various news articles. Read more …

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Click here for information on obtaining documents pertaining to Breaking Ground’s tax-exempt and financial status.

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