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The Opportunity Gap describes the ways in which the education playing field is not level for all students, even before the first day of class. Race, English proficiency, income, and other environmental factors all contribute to why individuals may face opportunity gaps throughout their lives, hindering them from achieving the same academic success as their peers.

We must close the opportunity gap in education if we want to close achievement gaps and this is where our work comes in.

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Communities In Schools of Renton-Tukwila
1055 South Grady Way
Renton, WA 98057-3232

DEI Gift Acceptance Policy

Communities In Schools of Renton-Tukwila (CISRT) solicits and accepts gifts that are consistent with our mission and core values which supports our work.

CISRT board and the leadership team hold the right to discuss and examine donations offered from individuals, organizations, or companies that have shown evidence of racist or discriminating practices and hold the right to decline donations.

We are a social justice, anti-racist organization whose purpose is to provide resources and supports for students furthest from educational justice to address inequalities prevalent in our educational system.

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CIS of Renton-Tukwila is a 501(c)3 and your gifts are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by the law.