February 4, 2021
How Whitney's Struggles Inspire Her to Serve
Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region (CISDR) Site Coordinator Whitney Threatt had to overcome a lot to get where she is today. She was recently featured in a new video, where she talks about her struggles growing up, and how her childhood trauma helps her to inspire our students at Carver Elementary in Greenville to succeed in school and achieve in life! Thank you, Whitney, for all of the hard work that you — and all of our Site Coordinators — do each and every single school day!

CISDR Welcomes Luisa del Rosal and
Tarsha LaCour to the Board of Directors
CISDR is proud to welcome two new board members: Luisa del Rosal (left) and Tarsha LaCour. Luisa serves as the Executive Director of the Tower Center and founding Executive Director of the Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center, both at SMU. Tarsha LaCour is Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the Dallas Mavericks, earning an NBA-recognized Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award. We are excited to have their leadership and dedication to the Dallas community as a whole!
GOYA Collecting Coats and Jackets for CISDR
Winter in the Dallas region can be surprisingly cold, and thousands of kids don't have proper coats and jackets. That's why the Dallas chapter of the Greek Orthodox Youth of America (GOYA) is hosting a coat drive for CISDR. All month long, you can drop off new or gently used winter wear at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (13555 Hillcrest Rd, Dallas, TX 75240). Together we can make sure that our students are safe and ready to learn this winter!
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The mission of Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.