Author: Briana Kerensky, Online Communications Specialist, Communities In Schools National Office While we have all experienced the effects of our country’s economic downturn in one way or another, a new Census Bureau report released Tuesday delivered a shock to the system with the statistic that 46.2 million Americans were living in poverty last year—nearly one […]

Angelica Gonzalez is a vibrant, articulate and energetic young woman, full of dreams and aspirations. But growing up, Angelica’s future seemed less than hope-filled. From the time she was a toddler, Angelica lived with her mom in cars, shelters and sometimes on the street. She didn’t regularly attend school, had poor health, and often went […]