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News and Stories

News and stories about our work, our partners and our students' success.

April 2, 2020

Here's an update from last week's blog post. Site  Coordinator Etolya Rahming dropped off STEAM kits to students from Feldwood Elementary School and here are the results!

Students planted seeds for their biology assignment and tracked the growth of their beans along wit...

March 31, 2020

Our team is still

working hard helping

families get access to necessities like food, academic support, and technology devices.

Please give to our Emergency Fund today to support the important work we are doing in the community.

March 30, 2020

Our team is still working

hard, working with our partner schools to distribute food to Atlanta families.

Site Coordinators Jarrett Smith and Quentin Chaney served more than 600 lunches to more than 100 families in the South Fulton Cluster at Banneker this past week.


March 28, 2020

We received this note

from a parent we recently worked with to help her through these tough times. Messages like these inspire us to keep going, working hard for the Atlanta families we serve.

Read this note and join us by donating to our CIS of Atlanta Emergency Fund t...

March 26, 2020

Our CEO, Frank Brown says, "The 30,000 children we serve each have something to offer society. CIS Atlanta is going to do everything we can to stand up for them and their families during this difficult time. We invite you to stand with us."

In the March edition of The S...

March 13, 2020

Students in CIS of Atlanta, Site Coordinator, Ms. Bush’s Girls of Excellence mentoring group created a hygiene closet because many students lack the necessities to keep up with good hygiene practices.

With the help of Ms. Bush and Carver Teachers, students created a clo...

March 10, 2020

We are proud of the impact Choose Success projects have made in our community especially since all projects have been led by our students. Recently, Love T. Nolan Elementary students decided to create a project for the elderly, creating gift baskets full of toiletries....

March 9, 2020

The Charles R. Drew High School CIS student group noticed that a large population of CDHS students and families needed assistance with clothing and shoes. So that took action creating a place in the school where families can get fresh clean clothes and shoes. 


March 6, 2020

Being the leader of an

organization like

CIS of Atlanta gives

our CEO, Frank Brown opportunities to visit with students throughout our partner schools.

This morning, Frank went to Cross Keys High School to get to know the school community's parents and talk to them about...

March 5, 2020

Parklane Elementary Students are doing great deeds in the East Point Community, helping to coordinate a Coat Drive for their Choose Success project. The project was a collaboration between East Point former Councilman Clyde Mitchell, East Point Housing Authority, the c...

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