Women’s Health Week!

National Women’s Health Week is celebrated each year to remind women to take care of themselves and make their health a priority. Women experience unique health care challenges and are more likely to be diagnosed with certain diseases than men. Women also need health care

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Now more than ever, we are appreciating just how much our teachers do. Parents realize teaching their kids is not as easy as it may seem, students miss the patience and wisdom of their teachers, and everyone else remembers those teachers they couldn’t have made

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FLOC’s Big Readers!

FLOC is proud to announce the top readers from this year’s annual Read-a-Thon. Eighth-grader Onia came in first by reading over 2,500 minutes! In second place, seventh-grader Valerie read just over 2,000 minutes, and fourth-grader Solomon wasn’t far behind with almost 1,900 minutes. To round

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Earth Day Activities!

Happy Earth Day! Just because we are stuck in quarantine doesn’t mean we can’t still take simple steps to help our planet and make the world a better place. Now, more than ever, our Earth needs us. This Earth Day, teach your kids the importance

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National Librarian Day!

In honor of National Librarian Day, we wanted to highlight a longtime FLOC supporter and librarian, Carmen Boston! Carmen has been a librarian for over ten years and currently works as the Children’s Services Coordinator at D.C. Public Library. Get to know Carmen more below!

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Dealing with Stress

Stress can be debilitating and now, more than ever, people are suffering from this invisible evil. Whether you have been battling stress and anxiety all your life, or recent events (see: global pandemic) have begun to take their toll, it’s never too late to learn

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2020 Census-Get Counted!

Every 10 years, the U.S. government counts every person living in our country in the Constitutionally-mandated Census. Data from the U.S. Census directly determines the pathway of federal funding, impacting schools, businesses, transportation, infrastructure, healthcare, and overall social equity in the District. The more accurate the

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Online Activities for All Ages!

As the stay at home order pushes on, FLOC is here to make sure you don’t go stir crazy inside! Next time you find yourself sitting around wondering what to do, check out this list of great online activities for all ages. Virtual Museums Take

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Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, and in an effort to help you pass the time while staying safe and healthy (and socially distant!) at home, FLOC’s staff has come up with a list of our favorite books, movies, TV shows, and songs that celebrate

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Coping with Coronavirus

We’re all living in uncharted times. Schools teaching classes online, restaurants and businesses closed, and entire offices working from home. But while we’re all trying to adjust to this new reality, parents have the added challenge of trying to maintain a somewhat normal routine for

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