Our Stories

An Update on Kevin Conley’s Hike for FLOC!

In March FLOC learned that long-time supporter Kevin Conley’s son, Kevin (KC), was going to be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, a trail that runs from the Mexican border to the Canadian border.

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Welcoming New Faces to the FLOC Family

My first two weeks at FLOC have been fast and exhilarating. As the new College Access Coordinator, I have the privilege of overseeing weekly workshops for middle and high school students in the Scholars Program. With less than a week under my belt, it was time for my first Returning Family Orientation.

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My first month at FLOC: Learning on the Go in Summer Tutoring

I am super excited to write my first blog as the new Bilingual Program Coordinator at FLOC. Although I have only been here for a month, I have participated in several fun activities and have observed some amazing tutor-student pairs.

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Arts on the Mountain Camp!

Just last week the Outdoor Education Center hosted twenty-one students for our first ever “Arts on the Mountain Camp!” To kick off the week, students tie-dyed shirts, donated by Skinner Law Firm, designed team flags inspired by Salvador Dali and Margaret Bourke-White, and created their own unique twig art.

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Remembering Gordon Cosby: FLOC’s First Board President

Rev. N. Gordon Cosby, founder of the Ecumenical Church of the Saviour which called and nurtured FLOC into being, died peacefully in his sleep the morning of March 20, 2013 at age 95.

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Building a Grad Nation, Starting with FLOC

This past Monday and Tuesday (February 25th and 26th), I had the pleasure of attending the 2013 Building a Grad Nation Summit here in Washington, DC.

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FLOC Volunteer Receives the Mayor’s Community Service Award in Education

Michael O’Neill, NTP’s longest serving volunteer with over 12 years of service will be honored with the Mayor’s Community Service Award in Education on Tuesday, December 11th at 11:00am at the John A.

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2012 Acumen Solutions Race for a Cause: Superheroes Run for FLOC

It’s not too late to lace up your running shoes and join us for the 2012 Acumen Solutions Race for a Cause on Sunday, October 14th in Arlington, Virginia! 

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Q & A with Summer Associate Daniel Peek

(FLOC welcomes new staff each summer. In this miniseries, we are recognizing our summer associates and interns by publishing blog posts about their experiences. Daniel Peek is a Site Coordinator for the Summer Reading Academy.)

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Meet Jazmin, Age 21

Jazmin, a postsecondary Scholar student pursuing a degree in International Relations and French, is beginning her senior year of college at Tufts University.

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