Communities In Schools of Seattle with Communities In Schools of Washington announce continued improvement in graduation rates in new report released today. TV Ads by Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker highlight leading reasons why kids drop out, including hunger, homelessness, and lack of medical care. Every 26 seconds, a young person in America drops out of school. When […]
Who was your hero when you were a child? Why do I ask? This year is all about heroes, from the CIS National Unsung Hero awards, to The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG theme “Community Heroes”. Our site coordinators truly are heroes; they remove barriers for students and families, inspire students to achieve, and never give up […]
…the Communities In Schools model works. Communities In Schools of Washington posted an article about the recently released report by Child Trends, detailing why it works. Click here to read the CISWA article, and for access to the report.
Site coordinator Dalisha Phillips received the “Unsung Heroes” award, a national honor recognizing individuals who demonstrate excellence in helping students overcome obstacles to succeed. Click the link to see a video about Dalisha.
Seahawks player Greg Scruggs joined CISS and Subway to present Family Fitness Night at Roxhill Elementary. There were more than 345 people in attendance, including staff and volunteers. The Hyatt at Olive 8 and The Grand Hyatt Seattle kindly provided 18 wonderful volunteers. The event was a great success.
Our state office has been honored by being included in The Puget Sound Business Journal’s Giving Guide. The Puget Sound Business Journal recently published the fourth edition of its Giving Guide. This annual publication features local nonprofit and foundation profiles, along with a compilation of top corporate philanthropists, largest nonprofit organizations and largest foundations. You […]
Seattle, WA – Communities In Schools, one of the leading organizations dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, has selected Aki Kurose Middle School Academy as one of five recipients of the “School of Excellence” award, a newly established national honor that highlights the successful implementation of the proven Communities […]
The award-winning magazine, Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), has taken a closer look at the effectiveness of Communities In Schools, detailing how our national network mixes the hard data of our research and evaluation with the soft skills of our caring site coordinators to empower students to achieve. Communities In Schools of Seattle Site Coordinator […]