CIS of Miami Site Coordinators: Doing Whatever It Takes
It was a typical morning at Homestead Senior High School and our Site Coordinator, known to students as "Ms. A", had a brief moment in her office to check her emails before the troops of students would be coming through her door.
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Nearly Half a Million Youth Drop Out of High School Each Year. Here's Why One Didn't.
Shyrome Walton, 18, lives in Opa-locka, Florida, a town that recently made the FBI's list of small cities with the highest violent crime rates in America.
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Give Miami Day –Save the Date!

Give Miami Day is a unique, online giving event that provides everyone in the community an opportunity to build a greater Miami through philanthropy. During the 24-hour period, The Knight Foundation, Miami Foundation and their partners will maximize the community's generosity by making a bonus gift for every donation between $25 and $10,000 received.

Together we can ensure our students have the resources they need to be successful. Take the first step today and make the pledge to donate to CIS of Miami on Give Miami Day.

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Community Leader, Elizabeth Mejia, Accepts National Role
After 20 years of service with Communities In Schools of Miami (CIS), 15 of those as President and CEO, Mejia announced that she has accepted the position of Organizational Director South with the national office of Communities In Schools.
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Communities in Schools of Miami is an affiliate of the nation's largest and most effective dropout prevention organization, surrounding students with a community of support to empower them to stay in school and achieve in life. We mobilize communities to address both academic and non-academic barriers to learning to help our students. Our unique, proven model positions site coordinators inside schools to mobilize community resources and deliver them directly to kids inside their schools. Services includes mentoring, tutoring, counseling, leadership development, and much more.
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Nearly Half a Million Youth Drop Out of High School Each Year. Here's Why One Didn't.