What’s Up Breakfast Networking is designed to keep child-serving staff and families up-to-date about resources and emerging services as well as an opportunity to announce activities within agencies. The 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. format allows time for networking/breakfast; program presentations and announcements. For information please contact Chandrika Brown: firstname.lastname@example.org or Stephanie Jones: email@example.com Date/Time: February, … Continue Reading
\ Check out Chatham Middle School students on WRAL TV! These students participated in CIS CC’s Cooking Matters program, a collaboration with the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.
CIS CC had a wonderful Youth Garden workday on Sunday, June 4th, installing plumbing for the cistern that will help us harvest rainwater off of the roof of an adjoining bulding. Participating members of the Chatham Community Church included Rick McDonald, Jim Bridgeman, Rachel and John Carpenter, Gary Plontak, and Brian Spiller. CIS board member … Continue Reading
CIS CC thanks all of you for your hard work and dedication. Together, we CAN make a difference in the lives of Chatham County youth! Amy Andrews (Siler City Elementary) Pedro Anzola (Chatham Middle School) Sarah Askins (Chatham Center for Innovation) Christopher Atkins (Northwood High School) Erin Boecke (Perry Harrison Elementary) David Clark (Bonlee School) … Continue Reading
Over 60 local businesses, families, and individuals have sponsored our April 23 Celebration of Educators fundraiser! Their continued support and generous donations have helped us exceed our sponsorship goals for this year’s special event. We couldn’t do it without our sponsors! Valedictorian & Salutatorian Sponsors Absolute Construction & Development, LLC Angelina’s Kitchen CRA, Associates Edward Jones, … Continue Reading
January is National Mentoring Month! Interested in becoming a lunch buddy or mentor? Communities In Schools of Chatham County will host a volunteer orientation/training on Saturday, January 21, 2017, 9:00am – 12:00pm at the CIS CC Office 208 North Chatham Ave., Siler City. Contact Shirille Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919)663-0116 to learn more or reserve your spot!
On Thursday, December 22, 25 CIS CC youth and 7 adult mentors traveled to the campus of UNC Chapel Hill and the Morehead Planetarium. The group of 32 watched the Galileo show at the Planetarium, ate a picnic style lunch together, and then toured the beautiful UNC Chapel Hill campus. Around campus CIS CC youth were able … Continue Reading
Communities In Schools of Chatham County: Mentoring Match Spotlight Sophia and Jane Kornblut Jane was missing her two young grandchildren after they moved to the West Coast. So she decided to try spending time with a youngster here in Chatham County whom she might be able to help with school work and cultural opportunities. About a … Continue Reading
Check out this NY Times op-ed from Nicholas Kristof. Thanks for the shout out! Help make a difference today: BECOME A SUSTAINER Gifts With Meaning “We’re seeing painful upheavals about race on university campuses these days, but the civil rights issue in America today is our pre-K through 12th grade education system, which routinely sends … Continue Reading
Dan Cardinali – Tedx Pennsylvania Avenue Talk Dan Cardinali is president of Communities In Schools (CIS), the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization serving nearly 1.5 million students in 26 states and the District of Columbia. Under his leadership, the organization has been recognized for developing a highly effective model for decreasing dropouts … Continue Reading