Creating A Movement:
The Difference Makers Social Impact Summit
How does a group of 18 adult community leaders and 18 CIS high school students come together to create a movement? That was the ultimate goal behind a very special trip to Washington, D.C. in August. Read More

Social Capital at Work:
Laila Winslow
Laila Winslow was excited but nervous when she learned that CIS had arranged a week-long internship for her in the IT department at Duke
Energy, in partnership with Accenture.

Lowcountry Pics!
It was a beautiful fall evening to enjoy our Lowcountry event on October 5th! We are especially grateful to our guests, Sponsors, Party Hosts, and Event Co-Chairs, Lindsay Carter and Rad von Werssowetz, who led the way for a spectacular and successful evening. Click the link to view the slideshow!

Volunteer Spotlight:
Brandon Neal
Brandon Neal has been supporting CIS-Charlotte in multiple ways over the last several years, through volunteering his time as a mentor and social capital investor, as well as through his financial support as a donor and as a recent party host for our Lowcountry event.

Greg Hobby is New CIS Board Chair
Greg Hobby will serve as Chair of the CIS Board of Directors for the 2019-20 school year. This will be Greg's sixth year on the Board. We also welcome four new Board members, David "Dae-Lee" Arrington, Kathryn Black, Vida Harvey, and Dwight Jacobs.

View the full list of our Board of Directors here.
President-CEO Message
It is a difficult time to be a kid. Kids across the country have started this school year carrying more weight than ever before. Weight from fear and isolation and marginalization.

Check Out Our All-New Website!
We’re excited to announce the launch of our new website! We hope you’ll check it out, especially if you haven’t visited in a while. Even better... share it with a friend or colleague!

CHARLOTTE 2019 Unity Letter
"We believe in justice, equity, fairness and opportunity for all. We embrace diversity in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.
We stand against racism, bigotry and hate."

Learn more at this link. You can still sign the letter!
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