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

June 28, 2019

For many families, the neighborhood school is the one guaranteed place their child(ren) will receive a meal. Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta and Hosea Helps partnered together to launch “No Summer Hunger” at J.E. Brown Middle School. Bagged meals were distribut...

June 26, 2019

June 26, 2019
Atlanta, GA

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Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta held its annual Donor Appreciation Reception this month to thank corporate donors and educational partners, including Atlanta Public Schools, for their commitment and support during t...

June 25, 2019

For two years, Stanley Sellers III, has avidly served as Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta’s Site Coordinator at Parklane Elementary (Fulton County). Parklane Elementary is one of the lowest academically performing elementary schools in East Point, Georgia as sev...

June 10, 2019

Communities In Schools of Atlanta’s CEO, Frank Brown, was the commencement speaker at his alma mater, Bishop England High School, on Saturday, June 1, 2019. A proud graduate of Bishop England High School’s Class of 1991, Brown was the institution’s first African Americ...

May 30, 2019

Communities In Schools (CIS) site coordinator, Valencia Dennis, was awarded Student Services Sensation of the Year at Maynard H. Jackson High School. But not before being recognized by the staff at Maynard M. Jackson High School and APS Target 2021 and presented the St...

May 30, 2019

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta salutes our students who were promoted from elementary school to middle school, our students who were promoted from middle to school to high school and especially our students (now esteemed CIS of Atlanta alumni) who graduated fr...

May 2, 2019

Congratulations to Communities In Schools of Atlanta's CEO, Frank Brown, who is one of 88 recently announced members of Leadership of Atlanta's Class of 2019. Frank successfully completed an extensive nine-month executive-level series inclusive of retreats, full-day se...

April 30, 2019

Communities In Schools of Atlanta’s partner, Multi-Agency Alliance for Children (MAAC), recently nominated Renika Robinson, Site Coordinator, as an Adult Shining Star. Adult Shining Stars are nominated by MAAC staff for going above and beyond for the young people they...

April 30, 2019

It's currently prom season for junior and senior students throughout metro-Atlanta! To support students during the prom season, Communities In Schools of Atlanta kicked off and hosted its first annual Prom Closet at Carver High School. The goal of the Prom Closet is to...

April 30, 2019

Communities In Schools of Atlanta currently serves at Margaret A. Fain Elementary School located in Atlanta, GA (APS). On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, Fain Elementary School hosted a forum, Women Up Wednesday, for third, fourth and fifth grade girls to address and combat...

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