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
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
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!
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
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