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CIS of Atlanta Alumni Excelling!

Congratulations to CIS of Atlanta Alumni Mya Scholfield, a college Sophomore at Benedict College, who was recently honored as a 2020 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar presented by the White House Initiative on Historically Black College and Universities. Mya is a Langston Hughes High School in Fulton County Schools Alumni and we couldn't be more proud of her.

BET Partnership Allowed CIS of Atlanta to Provide COVID-19 Emergency Funds to Atlanta Families

The partnership between BET, United Way of Greater Atlanta, and Communities In Schools of Atlanta has been instrumental in allowing us to provide emergency funds to Atlanta families during this crisis. Ms. B. Porter was forced to move out of her home when she was laid off from her job in March due to COVID-19. She had to move her family into an extended stay hotel. While staying there, she met a family that had received support from Communities In Schools of Atlanta who told her to contact us for help. Ms. Porter reached out and we were able to help her family move out of the hotel and into a more stable rental home. Ms. Porter says, "Communities in Schools of Atlanta helped me through this

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