To surround students with a community of support,
empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
CIS In Action
Communities In Schools of Nevada works within the public school system, determining student needs and establishing relationships with local businesses, social service agencies, health care providers, and parent and volunteer organizations to provide needed resources.
We measure our success by the results we are able to achieve for the young people we serve. We carefully evaluate all aspects of our programs, and use that information to constantly improve.
For every one of our success stories, there are dozens of young people who need the help that Communities In Schools provides. You can make a difference – donate, advocate, or volunteer. Today!
CIS Receives Coveted Grant From Nevada Women’s Philanthropy Group!
Communities In Schools of Nevada is thrilled to be the recipient of a coveted grant from Nevada Women’s’ Philanthropy group! The grant for $350,000 is being used to purchase 240 computers for six area high schools! The grant funds will help thousands of at-risk teenagers who are enrolled in its CIS Academy courses to create college applications and resumes, fill out scholarship forms and job applications. “The money NWP has invested with Communities In Schools will be used to purchase desperately needed computers that will help the 16,000 students at the six high schools CIS serves in the Clark County School District,” Diane Fearon, CIS’s chief executive officer said. For more information, click here .
Once the computers are in schools, we will have pictures of the equipment in schools and more info- but for now, on behalf of all the students in these schools who now have a better chance than ever of achieving in life after high school – Thank you, NWP!
Watch Communities In Schools ring in the New Year at the NYSE Monday, Jan. 5!
Communities In Schools (CIS), the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization in the country will ring the Opening Bell at the NYSE to raise awareness of efforts to change the picture of education in the U.S. by helping more kids stay in school and achieve in life. A live webcast of the Opening Bell can be viewed at www.nyse.com/bell.
Watch Communities In Schools of Nevada on Vegas PBS for American Graduate Day!
Learn about Communities In Schools of Nevada and one of its success stories in a LIVE broadcast from Chaparrel High School on the Vegas PBS’ television event, American Graduate Day. Read more about this live broadcast here!
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KTNV Channel 13
Organizations kick off grocery giveaways for Las Vegas families
By Megan Telles
Three Square Food Bank is teaming up with Communities in Schools of Nevada for a first-of-its kind grocery giveaway. The event helps provide families with food, fresh produce and important health services.