Skip to Content
Logo - Facebook Logo - Facebook Logo - Twitter Logo - Twitter Logo - YouTube Logo - Instagram Logo - LinkedIn Next External Link Download Icon Checkmark Telephone Open Menu Option Close Menu Option Expand element Shrink element Dropdown Menu
Twitter logo An icon denoting a twitter profile name or link to Twitter LinkedIn logo An icon denoting a LinkedIn profile or link to LinkedIn Facebook logo An icon denoting a Facebook profile or link to Facebook YouTube logo An icon denoting a YouTube profile or link to YouTube RSS Icon Facebook Icon Google Plus Icon Twitter Icon Instagram Icon YouTube Icon LinkedIn Icon Pinterest Icon Vine Icon Tumblr Icon Telephone An icon of a telephone representing phone numbers Checkmark An icon of a checkmark External Link An icon denoting a link to an external website Email An icon denoting a mailto: link Download An icon denoting a download link Menu Options An icon denoting a dropdown menu Menu Icon File Link An icon denoting a link to a report or file Back Arrow An icon denoting a link back to a parent section Next Icon Previous Icon Search Icon Play Icon Play Icon (Alternate) Academic Assistance Icon Academic Difficulties Icon Advocate Icon Basic Needs Icon Behavioral Interventions Icon Bullying Icon College and Career Prep Icon Enrichment Icon Family Engagement Icon Health Care Icon Incareration Icon Life Skills Icon Mental Health Icon Neglect Icon Physical Health Icon Service Learning Icon Memorial Giving Icon Planned Giving Icon Workplace Giving Icon Stocks and Assets Icon Corporations Icon Foundations Icon Donate Icon Volunteer Icon

Reflections on Charlottesville

By  Sarad Davenport Aug. 22, 2017


Sarad Davenport, a Charlottesville native, joined Communities in Schools as the Associate Director of Culture and Connections at the National Office in May, 2017. Three months later Sarad watched, alongside the rest of the nation as white nationalists, neo-nazis, and Klan members took to the streets of his hometown with torches, inciting horrific violence and proclaiming that they would not be replaced. Sarad’s experience is all too familiar for many of the students CIS serves. Racial prejudice, inequality, and economic stagnation are just a few of the adult-sized challenges our students face as barriers to academic success. Systemic racial oppression has denied black and brown children the American Dream for too long, and the attitudes demonstrated on August 12th belie the notion of a post-racial America.

Read More »

CIS Alumnus Earns Prestigious Internship on Capitol Hill!

July 13, 2017


James Rivera is an alumnus of CIS of East Texas and co-chair of the CIS Alumni Leadership Network. He was recently selected to participate in this fall’s highly competitive Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Internship Program, where he will spend 12 weeks working in a congressional office.

Read More »

Letters to Jeff Bezos

June 20, 2017

Communities In Schools alumni and site coordinators share letters to Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos encouraging him to become a philanthropic supporter of the CIS mission.

Read More »

The Incredible CIS Journey

By  Eric Hall April 26, 2017


Eric Hall reflects on his last four years as CEO of CIS of North Carolina and the evolution of our network to embrace rigorous standards and inform national and state-level policies.

Read More »

61 – 70 of 262

Are You #AllinforKids? 

Join our community of changemakers and stay connected with us! 

Learn more about the work Communities In Schools is doing to empower and equip every student to take on and tear down the barriers that stand between them and an equitable path to education. 

Contact Information