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Walking With Purpose

Presented by Lake Michigan Credit Union.

Be part of a student's successful journey through school by walking with us this October.
I believe in the possibilities and potential of our children. While the challenges they face are real, it is equally true that they have the capacity to overcome those challenges with the right supports. All that we do at CIS of Kalamazoo is done with that belief in mind.
James Devers

Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo Executive Director

Our impact

The impact we have in our community goes beyond the numbers—but the numbers tell a compelling story, too. Source: CIS of Kalamazoo Research, SY 2021 – 2022.

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