Blog Category: The CIS Model

Gulnar Husain: No Longer Unsung

January 21, 2014

We are excited that CIS Site Coordinator Gulnar Husain has received national recognition for her work within Arcadia Elementary School. She joins the ranks of only a handful throughout this country to receive...

Being a VISTA

November 26, 2013

CIS has three AmeriCorps VISTA workers who are wrapping up their time with us this week. VISTA stands for Volunteers In Service To America. VISTAs commit to a full-time year of service...

Failure is Never Fatal

November 5, 2013

Every 26 seconds, a child drops out of school. This alarming statistic disturbs me more than any other national statistic out there. Why? I think it’s because it is entirely...

Seeing Between The Lines

February 26, 2013

“To eliminate disparities, we must know enough (research); do enough (deliver the outcomes); care enough (commitment); and persevere enough (don’t get discouraged).”  -David Satcher, Director, Morehouse School of Medicine and...