We’re very proud to be a grantee of the 2020 Community-Based Organizations Grants facilitated by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). These grants distributed $8.1 million in […]
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 […]
During a typical school year, Site Coordinator Maria connects with students in her office at North Pines Middle School. These types of check-ins now happen virtually while schools are remote, […]
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!
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.
For one 6th grade student in Bellingham, CIS of Whatcom-Skagit helped her move from chronically absent to thriving in school.
We’re excited to announce that Lara Unger, Site Coordinator with Communities In Schools of Peninsula, recently won the prestigious All In For Students Award from CIS National. Lara is all […]
Fun facts from this year’s State Fair School Supply Drive: We collected and sorted over $39,000 worth of school supplies Fairgoers and community partners donated over 19,500 individual items All […]
Through afterschool programs with CIS of Lakewood, Georjina built up her confidence and found ways to express herself to others.
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve received $379,800 in AmeriCorps funding through Serve Washington and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). With this grant, 25 AmeriCorps members will […]