All of our programs are grounded in parent engagement literature and community experience. Our programs involve thorough research analysis, focus groups, and field tests which helps enhance our understanding of what parents, schools, and communities believe is important for student success..
Annual Report Overview
2012 FIS Annual Report
Which new public awareness campaign did FIS launch throughout Los Angeles County, reaching more than 200,000 students? How many parents and children did FIS impact during the last fiscal year? Which foundations, corporations, and community based organizations made a collaborative or financial investment in FIS to help us build schools that work for our children? What do FIS’ leaders have to say about an amazing year of success? Families in Schools is proud to present our 2012 Annual Report. Inside you will find answers to these and many more reflections from our 2011-12 Fiscal Year. Click here to read the report.
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Over the last 10 years, FIS has accomplished the following:
Enrolled over 140,000 families in content and grade specific programs through school and community partnerships.
Engaged 7,600 parents in understanding how to navigate the public school system.
Hosted 110,000 families at the Feria del Libro: A Book Fair over six years.
Challenged 500,000 students to read books through the Million Word Challenge.
Sent over 100 books annually to 120,800 families who participated in the Read With Me/Lea Conmigo book-bag program.
Provided college preparation and awareness workshops to 15,800 students and parents.
Hosted 23 College and Career Conferences on campuses for 3,100 students and their parents, who experienced a college campus for the first time.
Strengthened the capacity of over 3,600 school staff members to engage parents and communities as partners in their children’s education.
Served as an intermediary organization for 24 nonprofit organizations to deepen organizational capacity and promote community involvement in education advocacy in the Central Valley and the Inland Empire.