Our work is best shared through the stories and images of our students, and testimonials from others touched by the work we do. We invite you to click on a box below… and be inspired. If you have a story or a comment about how Communities In Schools made a difference in your life, please share it with us.
Giving a Mentee a Voice
As a CIS mentor, I work with a girl who is a selective mute. This is a speech disorder which means she can speak, but she chooses not to in a social setting. It was my job to earn her trust.
A Helping Hand in a Crisis
A teacher referred a family to the CISR family liaison following a parent/teacher conference. The single mom had lost her job and didn't know where to turn for help with basic needs.
Hector: A Gentle Nudge Created A Future Leader
Darius had a difficult transition into middle school, but a patient mentor made a difference.