Join Us: Wednesday, February 16 9am - 10am Andel Trujillo, at Salazar Elementary School and Luis Burrola, at Ortiz Middle School. Both will speak about the work of Communities In Schools and the critical supports they are providing to help students, teachers and their school community! Email: info@CISNM.org for the Event Link.
Thank you to Hope Unlimited Church for supporting Communities In Schools! We loved having you grace our office with your generous contribution, red balloons, and a prayer for the health and success of our organization!
In partnership with The Food Depot, Communities In Schools organizes weekly food distribution programs for students and families at the schools we serve. Last year, Communities In Schools distributed a total of 205,000 meals to students and families. Every Thursday at Ortiz Middle School, student helpers meet with Site Coordinator, Luis Burrola, to assemble grocery bags filled with staples like milk, eggs, bread, and fruits & vegetables - each bag provides approximately four
"As a Site Coordinator I am able to provide opportunities to students to help them navigate life. I love being able to create a supportive community for the students and their families." Andel Trujillo, Salazar Elementary School Site Coordinator for seven years. Communities In Schools is hiring! A community school strategy, Communities In Schools places full-time school-based coordinators inside public schools to support student and family well-being, academic success, and po
Communities In Schools of New Mexico joins our national network in celebrating the incredible news of the $133.5 million donation to Communities In Schools from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Ms. Scott's gift is the single largest gift ever made to the organization and will allow the Communities In Schools network - working across 28 states - to carry out our mission to break down the systemic barriers that stand in the way of opportunity and success for too many children an
Communities In Schools wishes to thank the community of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico for your generosity and care. Our Site Coordinators are committed to surrounding students with a community of support and their work and dedication is made possible by the generous support from donors, foundations and volunteers in our community. THANK YOU
BELIEVING in our work.
BELIEVING in our team.
.....and understanding the critical needs of the students and families we serve. Onw
I grew up in Santa Fe and attended Sweeney Elementary, Ortiz Middle School and Capital High. I am the first in my family to graduate from college. Originally, I wanted to become a nurse to be able to give back to my community, but then I discovered Communities In Schools. The children I work with today have the same challenges I experienced when I was young. I completely relate to the child that is looking for help on their homework and trying to navigate school on their own.
The Gift of Education is a Gift that Lasts a Lifetime! “As a Communities In Schools Site Coordinator at Capital High School, every day, I have students come into my office seeking help.” comments Adrian Sotelo. “Many need to learn English to succeed in school. Some are trying to just pass their classes as they struggle from missing instruction last year. And others are exhausted from working to support their families and considering dropping out.” “These are incredible opport
For too many children, challenges OUTSIDE the classroom like hunger, poverty, or trauma at home or in their community - can stand in the way of success INSIDE the classroom. Communities In Schools of New Mexico works inside schools to connect kids with caring adults and community resources designed to help them succeed. This year, our team is especially focused on student recovery from loss of learning and providing social emotional support and counseling after an unprecedent