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Meet Mary!

FLOC is so excited to announce our new Director of Development, Mary Bramley!  Mary Bramley has worked for a decade in higher education with the last four years in foundation and advancement services. She began her career at Virginia Commonwealth University in undergraduate research programs where...

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Women’s Equality Day!

Today day marks 200 years since the 19th amendment was officially certified by the United States Secretary of State and added to the Constitution. For over 200 years, women fought to achieve the same rights as men-rights as simple as the ability to own property,...

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Welcome to the Team!

FLOC just keeps growing and growing! We are thrilled to introduce TWO MORE staff members to the FLOC family. Keep reading to learn a little more about them. Jumanne Bradford, Neighborhood Tutoring Manager Reverend Jumanne Bradford is a native of Washington, DC, and has over 20 years...

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Best Books of the Summer!

In honor of National Book Lover Day being last Sunday, we decided to put together a list of the best books of Summer 2020. School may be starting soon, but there are still a few more weeks to cram in some reading before summer is...

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John Lewis Reflection

by Emmett Irby The recent death of John Lewis has me reflecting on my last Journey to Selma, Alabama for the 50th Anniversary of the Edmund Pettus Bridge Crossing in 2018.  John Lewis was there for the celebration along with many other Civil Rights leaders like...

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FLOC on WUSA9

Last week, FLOC was interviewed by Ariane Datil from WUSA9 for a story on tutoring services offered in the DC area, and how Covid-19 has affected those services. She was wondering if the global pandemic and subsequent result of home-schooling and virtual learning had caused...

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FLOC is Growing!

Despite everything going on in the world right now, FLOC is proud to announce that we have added three new members to our team! We are so excited to introduce them to you, and know that they will do great things here at FLOC. Perla Domingo,...

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Cool Off in D.C. this Summer!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! D.C. is notorious for its scorching summers, and this year is no exception. That's why we've put together a list of 15 local D.C. ice cream shops that are currently open during the quarantine. You...

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Summer Quarantine Activities!

For many of us, July marks close to 4 months that we've been in quarantine and unfortunately it doesn't look like things will be going back to normal anytime soon. Here at FLOC, we've come up with a list of activities you can enjoy with...

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A Letter from FLOC’s 3rd Graders

To finish up their unit on human interactions with animal habitats, FLOC's 3rd grade ELA study group wrote the following letter to the community.  The letter urges people to show more respect for animals and take better care of the environment.  Dear FLOC Community, We are writing...

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