Press Releases

Communities In Schools announces Challenge Schools Winners

Recipients Granted Nearly $13 Million to Address Student Achievement Gap Arlington, Va. – Feb. 1, 2019 – Communities In Schools (CIS), the national organization that empowers students to stay in school and on a path to a brighter future, today announced the CIS affiliates that

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Northwood-Ballantyne makes generous donation to CIS-Charlotte

Charlotte, NC – In honor of its tenants and customers in Ballantyne, Northwood Office will provide a significant contribution to Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg (CIS-Charlotte) this holiday season. An affiliate of the nation’s leading organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and on a

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Albemarle Foundation donates $100,000 to CIS-Charlotte

Press ReleaseMay 8, 2018 Charlotte, NC – The Albemarle Foundation has announced it will commit $100,000 to Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg (CIS-Charlotte) to support the agency’s programming and its efforts to promote the need for and connect “social capital” to its students. As a

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Leon Levine Foundation supports CIS with $350K Matching Grant

Charlotte, NC  – The Leon Levine Foundation announced today it will support Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg (CIS-Charlotte) by offering a $350,000 matching gift challenge grant over a two-year period. Donations made to CIS-Charlotte by new donors – or donations that represent a leadership level

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ORNELLA at Sozo Gallery

February 6-29, 2020