“CIS has definitely been so helpful. If you need something, they will get it for you, and, if they don’t have it, they will find it. All the site coordinators I’ve known have been full of kindness, and, through them, I have learned lifelong lessons.” -TaraRead more of Tara: Finding Community
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“CIS taught me how to understand other people, their needs, and their life circumstances.” - AlejandraRead more of Alejandra: Giving Back to Her Community
Alyssa is a graduating senior who found a mentor in Site Coordinator Ali Jennings from Communities In Schools® of Catoosa County in Georgia who helped her overcome obstacles to succeed at school and graduate early. Here’s Alyssa’s story in her own words.Read more of Alyssa: Finding Hope and Success
“Communities In Schools helped us out with a lot of stuff. It is not just that they helped with physical stuff, but they helped with emotional things also. I don't know if they realize how much they helped with my anxiety through the years.”Read more of Skyler: CIS Has a Special Place in My Heart
“I am proud of where I am today. I had some hard times throughout the last few years and struggled with many different issues, but today I am stronger... I am excited for the future and whatever is coming after high school because I know that I can handle it and I know that I can move forward and be successful." -Luna.Read more of Luna: Paving the Road to Success
“I no longer settle when it comes to my future. I want to impact lives by being a servant to my community. Protecting and providing a form of comfort to communities is vital for the success of young people. I will fulfill this by becoming an attorney for the people.” -Ca’MiyahRead more of Ca’Miyah: Prioritizing Her Future
“In a time where I was unmotivated, felt isolated, and alone, Ms. Estrada taught me that I can trust others and that I can trust myself. Having her around to listen to me, encourage me, and teach me new skills helped me to become a better and healthier person. I know that I can do great things in the future and I can follow my dreams.” -JaylinRead more of Jaylin: Learning How to Trust in Himself
“A crucial lesson I learned from Mr. Primer was to look forward and move forward. Don’t let temporary road bumps stop you from looking forward to a brighter future.” -SerenityRead more of Serenity: Looking Forward to a Bright Future
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