Kelly Administration Awards TANF Youth and Family Stability Grants

Kansas families will now have greater access to family support programs that provide stability during these uncertain times. Today, Governor Laura Kelly and Department for Children and Families Secretary Laura Howard awarded Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Youth and Family Stability Grants to eight agencies from across the state. “COVID-19 has created a lot […]

Communities In Schools of Mid-America’s Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser Goes Virtual for 2020

LAWRENCE, KS – The opportunity to raise funds to support at-risk students and families has come together in the Golf-Where-You-Are and Putt-Where-You-Are events hosted by Communities In Schools (CIS) of Mid-America. This unique, virtual golf event enables CIS of Mid-America to encourage families to follow safe social distancing guidelines and golf in their home community, […]

Statement From Communities In Schools of Mid-America:

In all our lives, the time comes to take a stand for what is right.  We are in such a time now after the horrific and unthinkable death of George Floyd.  And, while the specific brutality of his death stunned us all, it is also only the latest act of violence toward a black person.  […]

Communities In Schools of Mid-America Responds to Urgent COVID-19 Need, Joining #GivingTuesdayNow in Global Day of Giving and Unity

Lawrence, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America is responding to meet the needs of students and families most impacted by the coronavirus crisis by rallying the community around an interactive togetherness campaign on its social media outlets #GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place May 5th  – […]