Communities In Schools

Communities In Schools of Houston celebrates 10-year anniversary of Mental Health Initiative

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Houston marks the 10th anniversary of its Mental Health Initiative, (MHI) which was launched in September 2012 to expand mental health support across the Houston-area campuses it serves. For the past 43 years, supporting students’ mental health and well-being has been at the core of what CIS does. With the MHI, the organization was able to implement targeted efforts to collectively address the growing mental health needs on CIS campuses. Communities […]

Communities In Schools of Houston to expand student support services to RISE Strong HISD campuses in 2022-2023 school year

CIS of Houston will support all 24 RISE campuses this school year Communities In Schools (CIS) of Houston announces the expansion of its student support services for the Houston Independent School District (HISD) RISE Strong initiative to all 24 campuses targeted for improvement by the district. Of these campuses 19 are new to CIS for the 2022-23 school year, bringing the total number of HISD campuses served by CIS to 56 campuses. RISE (Redesign, Innovate, Support, Empower), […]

Communities In Schools of Houston Announces Transformative Investment to Help Students Overcome Obstacles to Learning

$13 Million Donation from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott Will Deepen Local Impact in Schools Throughout the Houston Region Communities In Schools of Houston, the local nonprofit whose mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life, today announces it is the recipient of an unprecedented gift of $13 million. This gift is part of a larger, transformative $133.5 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott to […]