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Illuminate Communities In Schools of South Carolina (CISSC) Shines Light on Student Futures

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(Columbia, SC) – As American Education Week approaches, Communities In Schools of South Carolina (CISSC) invites the community to a special event, Illuminate, sponsored by Boeing. This illuminating evening is set to take place on Sunday, November 12th, from 6-7pm, simultaneously across three key locations in South Carolina.

Illuminate will feature guest speakers, student performances, and a display of atmospheric luminaries. Each luminary represents a CISSC student, symbolizing the transformative journey our program offers towards an inclusive education and graduation.

Join us at one of the following event locations:

  • Charleston @ Brittlebank Park – 185 Lockwood Dr. Charleston, SC 29403
  • Columbia @ State House Steps – 1100 Gervais St. Columbia, SC 29201
  • Greenville @ Graham Plaza – 300 S Main St. Greenville, SC 29601

CISSC’s direct partnership with 41 schools across South Carolina ensures over 25,500 students access a high-quality education. School-based CISSC staff collaborates with educators to identify and address challenges students may face, both within the classroom and at home. This collaborative effort extends to coordinating with community partners and providing essential resources like food, clothing, and mental health counseling within the school environment.

CISSC is seeking support not only to strengthen its existing efforts but to also empower and expand its reach with the hopes of deepening its impact in students’ lives.

For more information and to get involved, please visit [website].

About CISSC: Communities In Schools of South Carolina (CISSC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students in their pursuit of a quality education. With a network of 41 schools across South Carolina, CISSC works hand-in-hand with educators and community partners to provide vital resources and support to over 25,500 students.

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