Communities In Schools provides support by bringing resources and relationships to school campuses — surrounding students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. CIS is the largest, most effective, evidence-based dropout prevention organization in the country. The Volunteer & Corporate Engagement VISTA increase volunteer department capacity to support students’ academic and postsecondary success despite immense immediate hardship. The Basic Needs VISTA will build CIS’ capacity to support the growing, critical Basic Needs of our families. Building infrastructure for an expanded basic needs program.