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Jazz on the Vineyard (JOTV) Events benefit
Student Achievement Through Opportunity (SATO)

Student Achievement Through Opportunity (SATO)

Founded in 2011, Student Achievement Through Opportunity (SATO) is a Hartford, Connecticut based organization dedicated to closing the opportunity gapand committed to addressing challenges of academic achievement for minority and low income students through programs providing both academic and cultural enrichment opportunities. SATO seeks to assist middle school students in broadening their sense of possibility, and provides support as they pursue access to higher education. At SATO, we believe student success involves creating opportunities that address the impediments  our young scholars face. By addressing the "achievement gap", SATO provides students with a unique opportunity to move beyond traditional approaches to education, learning and life. SATO exists in close collaboration with educators, schools, students andparents equally committed to increasing the development of talented young scholars who will realize theirpotential and be poised to assist and elevate their local communities.

Jazz on the Vineyard (JOTV)

JOTV returns for the 5th year year to Martha's Vineyard with an amazing evening of enterntainment in support of SATO’s core initiatives to decrease the opportunity gap for students in the Greater Hartford area. celebration raising funds to benefit SATO's programmatic agenda while also connecting SATO Board members with our generous donors and supporters. Proceeds from all 2014 JOTV events will assist SATO as it executes a programmatic agenda focused on providing important academic and cultural enrichment for talented middle school students. Support SATO and buy tickets now! more


It is the commitment of a community of concerned individuals and businesses sharing their limited resources that will create opportunities for our youth to dream and achieve in ways they previously would not have available to them. We will achieve our programmatic focus and goals by working with leading private and public sector entities and individuals who are also committed to the mission of addressing the achievement gap for our nation’s schools. Click here for more information on ways to support SATO.