California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) and Transition to College

Dear Colleagues, As students are returning to school for a fresh start to the academic year, I’m beyond pleased to announce a new set of programs to help boost high school graduation rates and college success, regardless of income, zip code or background: California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) and Transition to College. Most of you are familiar with the alarming rates in which low-income and first-generation students are dropping out of college. Los Angeles […]

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Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership Academy Naming Celebration

Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership Academy Naming Celebration August 30th, 2018 | Families In Schools On August 30th, Alliance College Ready Public Schools honored Families In Schools (FIS) founding board member, Virgil Roberts, with a naming celebration: Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership Academy. Mr. Virgil Roberts is a noted philanthropist and has long been a education champion for children and their families in Los Angeles. Through his work at FIS, he has developed fundamental programs that empower parents, cultivating […]

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Alliance Early Bird Rates

Early Bird Ticket Registration – $150 (Includes Lunch) Ends August 17, 2018   Alliance Summit & Parent Engagement Awards United In Action: Building Communities and Schools for All 6th Annual Statewide Conference and Awards Ceremony Now in its sixth year, the Alliance Summit is a convening of community, education, business, and philanthropic leaders to celebrate parents and strengthen partnerships for greater student and school success. We approach our work firmly grounded in the notion that supporting families to be agents of change in their communities and schools […]

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SAVE THE DATE #FISAlliance 2018

Alliance Summit & Parent Engagement Awards United In Action: Building Communities and Schools for All 6th Annual Statewide Conference and Awards Ceremony Now in its sixth year, the Alliance Summit is a convening of community, education, business, and philanthropic leaders to celebrate parents and strengthen partnerships for greater student and school success. We approach our work firmly grounded in the notion that supporting families to be agents of change in their communities and schools is crucial to ensuring students succeed and have a bright future. The goal […]

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Karla V. Salazar joins FIS as Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  Karla V. Salazar Chief Operating Officer (COO) Families In Schools 213.201.3917 | ksalazar@familiesinschools.com Dear colleagues and partners, I’m delighted to announce a new addition to our team. Karla V. Salazar, who has served as an FIS board member for five years, will now be our Chief Operating Officer (COO). Karla has extensive management experience in the public, nonprofit and private sectors. The skills she has acquired in her toolbox allow her to work effectively […]

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