2017 Women Who Mean Business Award

CIS Executive Director named one of Houston’s Outstanding Nonprofit Business Leaders

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CIS empowers students to stay in school, graduate and have a plan for their future!

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Check out Communities In Schools of Houston’s 2015-2016 Annual Report. Learn more about our students and evidence of our effectiveness!

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Communities In Schools of Houston - Dropout Prevention Programs

Communities In Schools of Houston is a campus-based Dropout Prevention program. CIS works with the school system on over 100 campuses to provide direct social services to at-risk students and connect students with available community resources.
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Homeless High School Student Earns a Full Ride Scholarship to College

“I wanted to be able to live like a normal kid,” said Liyjon. “But I slept at parks. My favorite was sleeping in parking lots because I could see the stars in the sky.”

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2017 Women Who Mean Business Award

CIS Executive Director named one of Houston’s Outstanding Nonprofit Business Leaders

CIS of Houston Executive Director Named One of Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women

Communities In Schools of Houston’s Executive Director Cynthia Clay Briggs has been recognized as one of “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2014” by Houston Woman Magazine.

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