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Mission Statement

Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Description

Arlington-based Communities In Schools is the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization dedicated to surrounding students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. We serve 1.35 million students in nearly 3,000 schools. By bringing resources, services, parents and volunteers into schools, we create a community of caring adults who work hand-in-hand with educators to make sure young people have the tools they need to succeed.

Communities In Schools has been recognized for its sound business practices and financial transparency, earning the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance National Charity Seal and a four-star rating from Charity Navigator - two highly coveted endorsements. We also have been named by Philanthropedia, a nonprofit aimed at helping donors give more strategically, as a high-impact organization working with at-risk youth. Communities In Schools has attracted attention and support from many prestigious foundations, corporations and individual philanthropists.

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http://www.communitiesinschools.org

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