A documentary about Project Breakthrough by the office of Economic Opportunity Community Action Program to teach preschool children language skills in Cooks County, Illinois. The Director of Cooks County Department of Public Aid William H Robinson says that the project is correctly named 'Project Breakthrough' as it aims at breaking the ring of poverty. Director Robinson states that functional illiteracy is the main cause of poverty. Director and Originator of the project A Louie Scott says that they aim to undertake to teach children from disadvantaged families before they start their formal education. Mrs. Juan Tracey, an educator also speaks about the aim of Project Breakthrough. Mary Brown, an aid to case workers, with a child. She says that this project will enable children to learn and contribute to the society.
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