Strategic Partnerships Transform Students' Lives
The Daniels Fund's commitment to the educational success of Santa Fe students is ensuring more at risk and vulnerable children and youth are able to stay in school and
on a positive path to the future. Thank you to Miguel In Suk Lovato, Program Officer with the Daniels Fund (pictured at left), and Charlotte Minn Harris, Daniels Fund VP for Grant Operations (pictured at far right), for spending time with CIS at Capital High S
Communities In Schools of New Mexico (CIS)
Receives the 2017
Life Center Foundation
$10,000 LEADERSHIP GRANT AWARD City of Santa Fe Mayor Pro Tem, Peter Ives, presented the award to CIS at a reception at Hotel Santa Fe. “CIS of NM is on the front-line serving school children who are at risk of dropping out of school or academic failure. The LCF Leadership Award honors the success of CIS of NM in turning around the lives of high-risk children – many of whom live in poverty.
Kids win when adults get engaged. Our Site Coordinators are helping to level the playing field for Santa Fe students. Hilda Perez-Vargas is working with students at Cesar Chavez Elementary! Join us to help Santa Fe’s next generation succeed in the classroom and in life. We’re all in this together. #FamilyFriday #ItTakesAVillage
BIG THANKS TO Nusenda Credit Union Foundation for GENEROUSLY SUPPORTING CIS WITH A
COMMUNITY REWARDS GRANT! Pictured below are from top left, CIS site coordinator, Heather Sellers Capital High Principal, Channell Wilson-Segura; CIS site coordinator, Ivan Cornejo and Capital High Counselor, Janet Aboytes! CIS and NUSENDA! Creating a positive future for SANTA FE KIDS!
A child who comes to school hungry cannot concentrate and learn adequately. Countless studies have revealed the devastating impact hunger and poor nutrition have on a young person’s health and ability to succeed in school. Sadly hunger is a reality in Santa Fe; an astounding number of our kids do come to school hungry. At Communities In Schools of New Mexico we work relentlessly to keep our students from suffering poor nutrition by providing fresh, healthy food through our we