a compass pointing north

That was the question we found ourselves asking in March 2020. When school buildings closed, student and family needs swelled to a scale we’d never seen before—almost overnight—and our affiliate […]

students Saif and Elaf hold up new laptops from CIS

When Saif and Elaf immigrated to the U.S., they had to learn English on top of completing schoolwork and learning a new culture. With support from CIS of Tacoma, they’re now pursuing dental hygiene and computer science!

high school student Alyma poses with her new CIS-issued laptop

Alyma will be the first in her family to go to college, and CIS of Lakewood is supporting her with technology to help her reach her post-secondary goals.

Ari Wright standing with a student who now loves coming to school

For one 6th grade student in Bellingham, CIS of Whatcom-Skagit helped her move from chronically absent to thriving in school.