Ryne Graham Joins Americorp Staff

Ryne Graham has joined the staff of Dodge Connection-Communities In Schools of Dodge County, Inc. as a part-time Americorps member.  Ryne will be tutoring Dodge County Middle School students through the 21st Century Afterschool Program along with participating in member development opportunities and community services projects.

Pictured are: Debbie Connell, Executive Director, Graham, Cecil Barden, Chair, and Susan Best, Americorps Supervisor.


Americorps Members Receive Certificate

More than 23,000people of all ages and backgrounds are helping to meet local needs, strengthen communities, and increase civic engagement through 91 national service projects across Georgia. Serving with national and local nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations and other groups, these citizens tutor and mentor children, coordinate after-school programs, build homes, conduct neighborhood patrols, restore the environment, respond to disasters, build nonprofit capacity and recruit and manage volunteers. This year, the Corporation for National and Community Service will commit more than $19,200,000 to support Georgia communities through three national service initiatives:

The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that improves lives, strengthens communities, and fosters civic engagement through service and volunteering.  The Corporation annually engages more than five million Americans in service to meet local needs through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America, and leads President Obama's national call to service initiative, United We Serve.  To learn more visit NationalService.gov or Serve.gov or call 202-606-5000 202-606-5000 or TTY 202-565-2799.

Our Goals:

The Goals of Dodge Connection-Communities In Schools of Dodge County, Inc.

  • Healthy Children
  • School Readiness
  • School Success
  • Self-Sufficent Families
  • Strong Communities

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CIS Recognized by Time Magazine


In Time magazine’s annual National Service Issue, Communities In Schools was mentioned as one of four national organizations to get involved with to help improve public education.
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