Press Releases

Dine Out For Kids is BACK for 2021!

Charlotte, NC – After having to cancel the event last year, Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg (CIS-Charlotte) announced today that its signature community event, Dine Out For Kids®, is back on track for this year and will be held Tuesday, June 22. This year marks

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CIS-Charlotte Announces New President and CEO

Charlotte, NC –  Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg (CIS-Charlotte) has named Men Tchaas Ari as its new President and CEO, effective October 20. CIS-Charlotte is the local affiliate of the national nonprofit Communities In Schools, whose mission is to surround students with a community of

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Natalie Alston to Lead CIS-Charlotte Board

CIS is pleased to announce Natalie Alston as the incoming Chair of the CIS-Charlotte Board of Directors. She will serve in this role from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Natalie joined the Board in 2015. She has served on the Program Evaluation and

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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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