Our Stories

FLOC Shop and Share!

Last Tuesday, March 3, For Love of Children partnered up with Lily Pulitzer in Tysons Galleria to participate in a Shop and Share. From 4-8 pm, Lily Pulitzer customers were able to mingle, enjoy food and beverages, and "shop for a cause" in support of...

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Volunteer FAQs!

Looking for a way to give back to the community? Help the next generation of students succeed? Fulfill your Lent wish to be a better person? Well, look no further- FLOC is accepting applications for new volunteers! We specifically need volunteers for our Language Program...

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Who Am I?

For the last 5 months, FLOC's Project Based Learning program had students work on a self-portrait series that answered the question: "Who am I?" Each student was responsible for completing a set of self-portrait photographs, poems, and a collage. They were given prompts to help...

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What Black History Month Means to Me

By Brandelyn Anderson, Executive Director of For Love of Children My grandparents were legends, and I had no idea. My Nana was the person who picked me up from school, taught me how to read and write, and forced encouraged me to watch the PBS special...

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Career Night 2020!

Monday night was FLOC's annual Career Night, and it went off without a hitch! Students enjoyed pizza, games, and career-building activities led by our friends at Deloitte. The night started with introductions and a little game to break the ice. Students chose their favorite celebrity,...

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Welcome to the Team!

FLOC is excited to welcome four new additions to our growing team. LaToya Clark, Business Manager Originally from New York, LaToya went to Hampton University for Political Science. LaToya is a proud Zeta Phi Beta sister and loves to rep their signature royal blue and white. Zeta...

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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Fred Taylor

When Fred Taylor felt a call to community activism in 1967, he began volunteering with the newly formed For Love of Children (FLOC). Just one year later, Fred was chosen to be FLOC's first Executive Director, where he remained for the next 37 years. During...

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Born out of the Civil Rights Movement: FLOC’s Humble Beginnings

The idea for FLOC was born out of the civil rights movement almost 55 years ago when Reverend Gordon Cosby, a Minister for the Church of the Savior of Washington, D.C., took part in the landmark 1965 civil rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama led by...

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A Week In Review

By Samika Warner I am a student with the Washington Center programs for the summer. I am Interning at For the Love of Children (FLOC) organization in Washington DC. My first week here has been an experience both in DC and at the organization. When I...

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FLOC Awards Dinner 2019

On Wednesday, June 19th, FLOC celebrated our high school and college graduates at our annual Awards Dinner presented by JBG Smith. This year, the dinner was hosted at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery. The night began with a delicious dinner that led into our keynote...

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