COVID-19 is the cause of today’s disruption in education across our nation. The impact is a global issue for all students.
“The horrific death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and resulting wave of protests across the country reminds us of a painful truth about our nation’s past and indeed the current times we live in. At Communities In Schools® (CIS™), the majority of students we serve are children of color and children […]
We, Communities In Schools of Benton-Franklin, are proud to have been selected as an Equitable Response and Recovery Fund Grantee along with 75 others. “In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, and before its magnitude was known, Group Health Foundation set up a $5 million Equitable Response and Recovery Fund and deployed direct and […]
Amerigroup helps our community members secure healthcare and offers a variety of resources to ensure quality care! Amerigroup has partnered with CISBF to support our Site Coordinator at River’s Edge High School with yearlong programmatic financial & in-kind donations! Thanks to Amerigroup we were able to host a Hidden in Plain Sight event and will […]
Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health awarded a grant to Three Rivers Community Foundation to address social determinants that are most impactful to people’s health. Through a 3RCF grant application process, $391,000 was distributed to six organizations: Catholic Charities, Communities in Schools, Community Action Connections, Grace Clinic, The Chaplaincy, and Tri-Cities Residential Services to specifically […]
STCU is here for good! STCU is a multi-tiered partner in that they: support us financially, support staff representation our board, support us with in-kind for our schools and partner with our site coordinators to teach our students about finances! Thank you to STCU for supporting us in various ways so we may continue to […]
Numerica and KNDU are teaming up to present “Beyond the Classroom,” a program recognizing, teams of educators and Communities in Schools Benton-Franklin site coordinators who are working to enhance the lives of Richland, Pasco, Kennewick and Prosser students who need it the most. Numerica knows that a student’s ability to be successful is based on […]
Posted on May 23, 2012 From Communities In Schools National Communities In Schools,the nation’s leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, released the results of an economic study, conducted by EMSI, one of the nation’s leading economic modeling firms. The economic model was based on a subset of […]
The 2013-2014 Annual Report is now available. Last year the Communities In Schools of Washington network achieved 8% growth while maintaining quality services. It served 4,412 students intensively, and of those students, 99.6% of secondary students stayed in school while 96.5% of secondary students graduated or were promoted a grade. Read more below.