CIS Associate Directors Sucada Bell and Karen Roddie have deep experience connecting community organizations with Chicago schools. Their team has linked schools with everything from vision screenings and music programs to STEM lessons and grief counseling, provided by a network of more than 200 partners.
What are some strategies they suggest for how community organizations can make an impact and bring needed services into schools? Check out their 10 tips here, published in The 74!
“One thing is clear,” they wrote, “students need community programs and resources now more than ever.”