Two Washington network site coordinators who received National Communities In Schools (CIS) 2013 Unsung Heroes awards are in the spotlight once again. Dalisha Phillips from CIS of Seattle and Leah Livingston from CIS of Lakewood are each featured in a 4-minute video about the work they do to help kids overcome barriers to success in […]

Communities In Schools National selected two Washington state site coordinators and one partner school as recipients of Awards of Excellence for their outstanding work last year. Dalisha Phillips of Communities In Schools of Seattle and Leah Livingston of Communities In Schools of Lakewood are two of the five nationwide who received Unsung Heroes awards for […]

Linda Shelley, the Communities In Schools of Peninsula Site Coordinator at Vaughn Elementary, has won the Whatever it Takes award from the Communities In Schools National office located in Washington DC. Colleen Speer, Executive Director for┬áCommunities In Schools of Peninsula, nominated Linda in May 2012, and they were notified recently that she won one of […]

They don’t have capes or secret identities. They can’t leap tall buildings or fly. But their hard work and unrelenting passion to help others gives them the power to save the lives of thousands of children across America every day. By providing encouragement, academic support and community resources, these men and women, along with 5,000 […]