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

Our Blog

Look to the Communities In Schools blog for our latest news, industry research and insights, and updates on the success of our graduates and communities.

Reconnecting With Students, Reengaging Them in Learning

Oct. 21, 2020

None

Millions of students, especially Black and Brown children in the communities most affected by the coronavirus crisis, job loss, and the nation’s racial reckoning, have been feeling disconnected and distressed as schools reopened this fall in what was a “historically chaotic” school year.

Read More »

Wherever They Are, Whatever It Takes We’re All In For Kids

Sept. 25, 2020

None

This fall, Communities In Schools® (CIS) is working in schools and beyond the classroom to ensure all students have the same opportunity to succeed, whether they are learning at school or at home. CIS affiliates across the country are reengaging with students and connecting them with local resources to ensure that their basic physical, social, emotional, and educational needs are met.

Read More »

All Summer Long, We’ve Been All In For Kids

Aug. 7, 2020

None

Schools are the heart of every community. When they closed, it disrupted student learning and cut kids off from basic supports like meals, clothing, housing assistance, and medical care. It also separated students from the caring adults inside schools who supported their emotional well-being. Now as schools begin to reopen – whether in person or virtual – we’ll still be there, by their side, helping them realize their full potential.

Read More »

Six Tips for Responding to COVID-19 Learning Loss This Summer and Beyond

By  Gloria Andela July 30, 2020

None

Communities In Schools® (CIS™) will do whatever it takes to help students reengage in learning, recover from the emotional trauma of the last several months, as well as reimagine their learning environments so they’re safe, effective, and equitable. Through the Summer and into the school year, CIS will continue to connect students with community resources like food, housing support, health care, materials to help them to continue their learning, and emotional support. CIS will continue to be a constant presence in the lives of our students and their families. Here are 6 ways to reduce COVID-19 learning loss and to supplement virtual learning as kids prepare for a school year either in the classroom or virtually.

Read More »

CIS Featured in New York Times Newsletter

June 30, 2020

None

At Communities In Schools® (CIS™), the majority of students we serve are children of color and children living in poverty. Our mission is to surround them with a community of support to empower them to succeed in school and in life, despite immediate and systemic barriers. There are several ways to support these youth and their futures, one of the key ways is to donate.  In his recent newsletter, New York Times opinion columnist Nicholas Kristof recommended Communities In Schools as an organization where readers can make a meaningful donation to support Black Lives Matter and racial equality. Read his full newsletter here and learn how you can get involved.

Read More »

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

May 20, 2020

None

For many young people, social distancing means missing milestones and public recognition of their academic achievements. As students begin to wrap-up their final months of remote classes, Communities In Schools ® (CIS) affiliates across the country are finding creative ways to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of our students.

Read More »

WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER

April 22, 2020

None

During a normal academic year, 22 million students rely on schools for access to regular meals. Now with students out of the classroom, Communities In Schools ® (CIS) affiliates across the country are working with community partners to provide food and essential items to those students and their families.

Read More »

1 – 10 of 258