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CIS of Atlanta Parent Testimonial

It’s both an exciting and emotional time for parents who have sent their children off to college. We received this message from the Mother of recent CIS of Atlanta 2020 graduate, Jahir. She shared a message of gratitude for our very own Site Coordinator, (Charles R. Drew, Clayton County) Amanda Harrison.

“ Communities in Schools of Atlanta has helped our family by helping Jahir. Ms. Harrison has gone above and beyond. She recruited him into this organization, assigned him a male mentor and mentored him herself, even AFTER COVID-19.

She was on his case to complete his college applications and this is the part that makes me cry. She made sure Jahir received a “College Trunk,” which took such a burden off our shoulders while preparing for him to go away to school. COVID-19 put such a damper on things, but she encouraged him to finish school and not give up until the end.”

Thank you for all you do Ms. Harrison. Congratulations to Jahir and his entire family!

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