1919 Delaware Street  |  Lawrence, KS 66046  |  785.856.5190

Surrounding students with a community of support

empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
In the U.S., approximately 1 in 6 children under the age of 18 live in poverty, shouldering more than they should have to. Communities In Schools of Mid-America works directly inside schools, building relationships that equip students to succeed inside and outside the classroom.

Communities In Schools of Mid-America Asks: Are You All In For Kids?

Lawrence, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America wants to know: Are you all in for kids? To celebrate its 25th Anniversary of serving schools, CIS of Mid-America is kicking off a year-long virtual giving campaign, Challenge 25, today. Challenge 25 is an opportunity for community members to be #AllinforKids and spread awareness about CIS […]

At school, at home, or in between, kids need you as they head back to class.

Across the network, districts and educators are finalizing back-to-school plans, many with online options for students. Each district, and in some communities each school, has its unique strategy for bringing together students and education. Simultaneously, Communities In Schools (CIS) of Mid-America has revamped our remote work plan for Site Coordinators and is prepared to serve […]

OUR STORIES

“I’ve changed from last year. I feel more in control now.”

“Sam started this school year a little rough and was constantly in the focus room for poor behavior choices.”

“We don’t have to be blood to be brothers.”

“Teachers had become frustrated, sharing that they struggled to teach the kids because they couldn’t see the board.”

“I am so thankful for everything you did! Thank you for being there and going above and beyond us!”

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