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
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On Wednesday March 1 CIS CC held its second session of Cooking Matters for Teens at Chatham Middle School in Siler City. Cooking Matters for Teens teaches teens how to make healthy food choices, meals and snacks for themselves, their families and friends. Participants learn to shop smarter and to use nutrition information to make healthier … Continue Reading
On February 13 CIS CC launched its first session of the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14) at Chatham Middle School in Siler City. SFP 10-14 was originally developed as part of Project Family at the Center for Family Research at Iowa State University. SFP 10-14 is a seven-session program … Continue Reading
Did you know that CIS CC was featured twice in the Chatham News & Record’s January 12th edition? Check out the articles here! Both were written by reporter Casey Mann and republished with her permission.
Communities In Schools of Chatham County is very appreciative of those who give a few hours each month to make a difference in the lives of Chatham County youth! We couldn’t do it without you! You really can make a difference in the life of a child! Paula Applegate Elizabeth Anton Mark Barroso Laura Benitez … Continue Reading
*Please note: Personal names in this story have been changed to protect identity. The chances of Wayne committing a juvenile offense were high that spring. The weather was warm and the teens were just “hanging out” killing time. It was a simple act, just something to do for fun. The fun was short lived and … Continue Reading
When Enrique and Amanda Rojas met with CIS of Chatham County’s Mentoring Program Manager Shirille Lee more than 2 years ago, they said mentoring would be a family commitment. The mentee would be participating in family gatherings, and interacting with their own children. So before they made the commitment, their children would have to also agree … Continue Reading
Please take 4 minutes of your day to watch the latest video from the Rollins Center at the Atlanta Speech School. The video, entitled “Every Opportunity“, is a powerful message to adults to rethink the way we speak with children. The video is going viral on the internet and across social media. It was the … 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 email@example.com 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