Communities In Schools of Whatcom-Skagit and Shuksan Middle School, in the Bellingham School District, are seeking a dynamic community advocate and youth development leader with exceptional initiative that has a passion to build powerful relationships with youth and families, and the ability to steer the delivery of multiple projects and services at Shuksan Middle School. […]

Please vote for Communities In Schools of Whatcom-Skagit using the Target Circle app, now through June 30, 2021. All proceeds from this community fundraising program will directly benefit youth and families in Whatcom and Skagit counties. There are three ways to Vote for Communities In Schools of Whatcom-Skagit. You can vote in-store, online, or using […]

RenĂ© is the Site Coordinator at Washington Elementary School in Mount Vernon, where he has been working this year to get resources like food and clothing to families in need, and encouraging students to engage with virtual learning during school closure. He used his love of sports and coaching to develop a whole-school intervention he […]

We are so grateful for our partners at Mount Vernon Hope Coalition for enthusiastically supporting Wellness Wednesday at LaVenture Middle School this month. “Wellness Wednesdays is a time to focus on self care and do fun crafts and enrichment activities together. Taking care of yourself is very important, especially in a time where we are […]

We need your help safely spreading the love of reading this summer to local neighborhoods! Connect with us to learn how you can help get books in the hands of children and youth this summer! Contact Chelsea@ciswhatcom-skagit.org for more information.

We are honored to be mentioned in Governor Jay Inslee’s historic declaration of January as Mentoring Month! “Thousands of students across Washington are in need of a caring adult in their lives, and meeting this need will require investment, partnerships and volunteers ready to make a difference” WASHINGTON STATE GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE If you are […]

We recognize the urgency to meet the immediate needs of students and families in diverse communities across Washington State in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, while seizing the opportunity for transformation, paving our way for our students to heal and return to a system of public education that places students at the center

Check out the video below to see how our team of caring, adult mentors has been working hard this fall to connect youth, children and families in Blaine, Ferndale, Bellingham and Mount Vernon with supportive services and needed resources to stay engaged and connected to school during this global health crisis.