CIS of Los Angeles and Proyecto Pastoral Receive National

2015 Unsung Heroes Award

Promesa Boyle Heights Named Community Honoree
John Liechty Middle School Named One of Four School

At the CIS National Town Hall Convention in New Orleans on January 22, Communities In Schools of Los Angeles was named a 2015 Unsung Heroes Awards winner in two categories. CISLA, Proyecto Pastoral and Mendez High School were recognized for their collective impact in Boyle Heights, and our site team at John Liechty Middle School was honored for their outstanding work in helping students overcome obstacles to succeed in school and achieve in life.

CISLA was one of nine Unsung Heroes Awards winners across the country. Read more and watch a video of the work being done in Promesa Boyle Heights here and one of John Liechty and other CIS
schools here

These awards are shared by all of us at CISLA for the hard work and dedication to meeting students’ needs. We are grateful to be recognized and will continue doing whatever it takes to provide the highest quality of services to students and families in LAUSD.

View the complete list of honorees and other videos here. For more information on CISLA’s honors, contact Lydia Carmany,