The numbers are in! We’re excited to share that together with you, we raised $354,851 at our spring event this year. This outcome blew away all of our event goals, and we’re absolutely astounded! You have all shown us how much you care about students and families and the strength of our CIS network. THANK […]

The 2015-2016 Annual Report is now available. Last year the Communities In Schools of Washington network achieved growth while maintaining quality services. We served 48,464 students through school wide services, an additional 19,207 students received other support services and 4,670 students received intensive case managed support, of those students, 99% of secondary students stayed in school while 93% of secondary […]

Communities In Schools was held up as an example of “what works” in the most recent Moneyball for Government video highlighting how some of our nation’s leading, innovative nonprofits are harnessing evidence and data to improve outcomes for children and their families at every stage of development. Stacey D. Stewart, US President of United Way Worldwide, narrates […]

By Julia Bladin, Summer Intern, Communities In Schools of Washington. A ham and cheese sandwich, carrot sticks, apple juice and chocolate milk—not as popular as the favorite “pizza sticks” lunch according to Tyler Rivera and Louisa Johnson, the two AmeriCorps members working in Federal Way for the One Million Meals Campaign—but for children and teens […]

Arlington, VA (PRWEB) — Communities In Schools, the leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, is proud to announce the release of its new video “Making a Difference.” The video, produced by Long Story Short Media, illustrates the ways in which Communities In Schools is making a difference […]

By Tracey Savell Reavis, Communities In Schools National. Making a difference in students’ lives is only one reason Georgina Hernandez loves her job as a site coordinator at Communities In Schools of Federal Way, Wash. She also loves that the students teach her new things every day. “I learn so much from them,” said Hernandez. […]

By Briana Kerensky, Communities In Schools National. The beginning of January is always a time of self-reflection. We look back at the past year to evaluate what we accomplished (or maybe didn’t accomplish) and create resolutions for the new year. We promise ourselves we will exercise more, read more books, and spend less time in […]

By Joan Tornow, Board Member, Communities In Schools of Federal Way. As a volunteer for Communities In Schools of Federal Way, I mentored a young student named Marvella.* When she moved to Auburn, I was happy to learn that Auburn also had a strong Communities In Schools program through which I could continue supporting this […]

Multi-platform Event Features Local and National Programming, Partners, and Celebrities Focused on Improving High School Graduation Rates in America New York, NY, –Communities In Schools announced today that it will be one of more than 20 organizations  across the country participating in American Graduate Day on Saturday, September 22, 2012. Presented by WNET New York […]