TV Ads by Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Highlight Leading Reasons Why Kids Drop Out, Including Hunger, Homelessness, Lack of Medical Care As kids around the country are graduating, Communities In Schools of Lakewood, part of the Communities In Schools of Washington network—and part of the nation’s largest and most effective organization dedicated to keeping kids in […]

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As you may have read in this previous post, one of our very own – Leah Livingston – was nationally recognized as an “Unsung Hero”. Just a few weeks ago, Leah flew out to North Carolina to receive her award and the official Unsung Hero video was unveiled! We are very excited to share this […]

Join CISL as we celebrate our local champions at the annual Champions For Youth Breakfast!

  “Relationships change people,”Communities In Schools founder,  Bill Milliken has often stated. “A good program simply creates theenvironment where healthy relationships are happening between adults and young people. It’s a model for hope.” Follow this link to read more from our 2013 Annual report! CISL Annual Report 2013-3 or download it to your computer!

   Leah Livingston, Tillicum Elementary Site Coordinator & CHAMPIONS Mentor Coordinator Communities In Schools, the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, has selected Leah Livingston of Lakewood as one of five recipients of the “Unsung Heroes” award, a national honor recognizing individuals who demonstrate excellence in helping students overcome obstacles to succeed. “Leah has been a […]