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AmeriCorps – Hayden

On Veteran's Day, we want to honor the veterans in CIS-SA who are dedicated to supporting students as AmeriCorps Members. Meet Hayden, E4/Senior Airman, who served from 2011-2015 in the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force allowed him a chance to pay his way through college while also serving his country. Today he continues to [...]

By |2020-11-09T16:22:33-06:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

AmeriCorps – Melody

On Veteran's Day, we want to honor the veterans in CIS-SA who are dedicated to supporting students as AmeriCorps Members. Meet Melody, SSGT/Tactical Aircraft Maintainer/Crew Chief in the U.S. Air Force from 2004-2012. Melody has always had a passion for service, whether it is her country or our CIS-SA students. "I joined the military eager [...]

By |2020-11-09T10:47:42-06:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

AmeriCorps – Heather

On Veteran's Day, we want to honor the veterans in CIS-SA who are dedicated to supporting students as AmeriCorps Members. Meet Heather, who faithfully served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years as an E6 Master-At-Arms First Class Petty Officer from 1994-2014. Her dedicated service was due partly to honor her heritage, but also because [...]

By |2020-11-09T10:42:52-06:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

AmeriCorps – Ann

  On Veteran's Day, we want to honor the veterans in CIS-SA who are dedicated to supporting students as AmeriCorps Members. Meet Ann, CPT, Human Resource Officer, who served in the U.S. Army from 2006 - 2011. Ann comes from a long line of veterans in her own family and always knew she wanted to serve [...]

By |2020-11-09T10:34:21-06:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

AmeriCorps – Jose

  On Veteran's Day, we want to honor the veterans in CIS-SA who are dedicated to supporting students as AmeriCorps Members. Meet Jose, an E5/SGT who served in the U.S. Army for six years.  His story reminds us of the stories from some of our own CIS students, as he said, "I chose to serve [...]

By |2020-11-09T10:16:31-06:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lanier High School – Jason

Before the end of last school year, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and while students were distance learning, Jason told his CIS Site Coordinator at Lanier High School, Elissa, that he saw more value in work instead of finishing school with a diploma. He finished out the school year, but when Elissa found [...]

By |2020-10-27T11:04:25-05:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

John Jay High School – Liza

Meet Liza When Liza joined Communities In Schools at John Jay High School during her freshman year, she was shy and reserved.  Her Site Coordinators, Elaine and Maryam, were able to support her and get her connected into the InspireU program.  "She has been involved in the InspireU mentorship program with The Hartford throughout [...]

By |2020-06-17T13:19:38-05:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

McCollum High School – Cesar

Meet Cesar Cesar, a graduating senior from McCollum High School, has worked with Communities In Schools Site Coordinators, Delia, Francine, and Sharita.  Delia was often with Cesar in XY-Zone, where Cesar learned about the 5 R's - Respect, Responsibility, Role Modeling, Relationships, and Reaching Out.  When he found out he could go to college, [...]

By |2020-06-16T10:39:27-05:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lanier High School – Jakob

Meet Jakob Lanier High School senior, Jakob, has worked with Communities In Schools Site Coordinators, Elissa and Mariana, to reach this point - graduation.  Jakob is an only child and first generation high school graduate.  His mom has been unable to work, so he has had to grow up fast by managing high school [...]

By |2020-06-17T13:58:23-05:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

L.E.E. High School – Marcos

Meet Marcos Marcos has been a Communities In Schools student at L.E.E. High School working with our Site Coordinator, Maria, during the school year and during the COVID-19 pandemic.  His mother is unable to work, and his father's work slowed down significantly due to the pandemic, so he sought financial help for his family.  [...]

By |2020-06-17T13:35:41-05:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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