1. "Programs don't change kids—relationships do." One of the most famous and most quoted of all CIS values, as stated once by Communities In Schools Founder and former President Bill Milliken. In the May 2011 "Overcoming Obstacles: CIS Success Stories" video, see for yourself how one caring adult, street gang outreach worker Travis Burrell, is daily pouring into the lives of young people at Ferndale Middle School in High Point, NC—young people who, without someone like Travis, are all too quickly on a track toward juvenile delinquency or worse. Burrell has himself walked a mile in their shoes and so now goes that extra mile to keep "his kids" from falling through the cracks.

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  2. From Wilkes County to Mecklenburg County to Moore County to Orange County... from Guilford County to New Hanover County to Stokes County to Robeson County... from Lee County to Brunswick County to Clay County... what a year it's been capturing the faces of Communities In Schools of North Carolina! These are the children, young people, mentors and adults whose lives are changed by being part of Communities In Schools. We hope you enjoy this year-end medley featuring footage from all of our 2011 "Overcoming Obstacles: CIS Success Stories" videos. Your support of CIS helps kids across the state overcome all kinds of obstacles and realize their dreams. Their success means a better future for all of us. We thank you.

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The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Communities In Schools of North Carolina (CISNC) is part of the national Communities In Schools network,…


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The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Communities In Schools of North Carolina (CISNC) is part of the national Communities In Schools network, which is the leading dropout prevention organization in the country, and the only such organization that is proven to decrease the dropout rate and increase on-time graduation rates.

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