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Strengthened by Peer Relationships

What She Faced: After a death in the family, Ebony found herself struggling to focus on her academics, leading to her being retained in the eighth grade. How CIS-SA Helped: Ebony's site coordinator enrolled her in a credit-recovery program  so she could catch up with her peers. Ebony's involvement in a CIS-SA led girls leadership group has provided a [...]

By |2018-01-31T20:28:11-06:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Success Story, Uncategorized|

Achieving a School and Work Balance

What He Faced: Taking on many responsibilities, Hector strives to excel in school while juggling a full-time job. His involvement in our Upward Bound program helped Hector to see the opportunities that come with higher education. How CIS-SA Helped: With the support of his Pre-College Advisor, Mr. Regan, Hector received the guidance he needed to be [...]

By |2018-01-31T20:28:11-06:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Success Story, Uncategorized|

A Passion for Acting

What She Faced: Coping with the devastating loss of her father, Rachel struggled with focusing on school and faced issues with her confidence. How CIS-SA Helped: Our site coordinator, Sandra, enrolled Rachel in a grief group and provided a safe place Rachel could visit when she needed extra support. Sandra encouraged Rachel to pursue her passion [...]

By |2018-01-31T20:28:12-06:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Success Story, Uncategorized|

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