June 30, 2015

No summer is the same. Each year, Communities In Schools of Durham pushes the envelope to bridge the school year with engaging learning activities for our community's youth. With literacy as one of our foundational focuses, CIS is working within the schools we serve to...

June 26, 2015

When the Triangle Golf Challenge first teed off 12 years ago in 2003, the event initially supported families transitioning from welfare to work and from public housing to private housing.  Since that first incarnation, the Triangle Golf Challenge has evolved into a reg...

June 23, 2015

Do you remember your favorite summer break memories? Maybe they included trips to museums, zoos, or parks. Maybe you learned about new cultures, animals, and places. Maybe you made crafts to hang on the fridge or launched bottle rockets with friends. These are the kind...

June 23, 2015


Brittany Gregory joined CIS of Durham in October 2014 and now works as a Success Coach at Y.E. Smith Elementary. 


What brought you to Communities In Schools of Durham?

As a classroom teacher, I wanted to use my skills and expertise to help students that are strugg...

June 22, 2015

Graduation is different for all student, but between the laughter, tears and bittersweet farewells, outgoing high schoolers almost always feel ecstatic at the prospects of moving forward.


At Communities In Schools of Durham, our student's greatest milestone is our grea...

June 8, 2015

This is first in a series of articles highlighting the experiences, and success of READS for Summer Learning in its last year at Communities In Schools of Durham and how we plan to continue our work for increasing literacy for our students.


Tiny hands on a glossy book’...

June 2, 2015

"If it wasn't for you guys, we wouldn't be where we're at. We'd just be kids on the street... but no, we get the chance to sit here tonight and be part of something good because we know we're going to make it in life. ... Because of what our CIS Graduation Coaches do f...

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