CIS Delivers....we'll be back in the New Year!
Our last delivery for the semester included grocery gift cards, hygiene kits, masks and hand sanitizer. It takes a village to help our community and CIS is so grateful for our volunteers and community partners that help make these projects possible! CIS would like to extend our great appreciation to Raashan Ahmad for his compassion and enthusiasm that coordinated the community support to sponsor hygiene bags for over 300 families! The following organizations and individuals m
The Fall Semester - Reflections
Heather Sellers CIS Site Coordinator, Capital High School This fall, Communities In Schools has really stepped up our support for students and their families. Site Coordinators have conducted daily phone calls to check in, delivered food every week to families that cannot attend food distribution programs, and maintained our tutoring groups and emotional support programs. Many kids wondered if our services would still be there for them this fall. Communities In Schools certai
Finding ways to connect: Sweeney Elementary School
Angelica Suarez Sweeney Elementary School This Fall Semester, we have not been able to rely on our school campuses as the centralized meeting place to see families and our students. This semester CIS has worked really hard to connect with our families by phone, text - or even socially distanced front porch visits - but we still needed to find a way for our families to come together. One by one, I have reached out to families and invested the time to teach them how to gather o