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FLOC Invites you to Concert for a Cause!

Looking to enjoy music and family fun this summer while supporting For Love of Children (FLOC) and other nonprofits? Check out Concert4aCause for a charitable summer time event!

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My Experience at FLOC (Libby’s Report)

Libby is a FLOC 8th grader and future journalist. She’s reporting to us today from the Saturday Afternoon Reading program. Here’s Libby: Hello, my name is Libby, and I’m in the eighth grade. Today, I will be telling about my experience in FLOC and how…

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Middle School Pen Pals

For the third year in a row, FLOC Scholars in Washington have been pen pals this semesterhello with FLOC Leaders in Action students in West Virginia. These middle schoolers live less than two hours away from one another, but those 70 miles represent a significant difference between the urban environment of DC and the rural environment of Jefferson County.

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College Signing Day is Coming to FLOC!

Have you heard about College Signing Day, an effort spearheaded by the First Lady’s office’s Reach Higher initiative to celebrate all young people’s college and career futures with as much pomp and circumstance as athlete college signing decisions?

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FLOC Madness is here!

FLOC Madness is a yearly volunteer donor campaign run by the FLOC Champions Network.  It is organized as a friendly competition between volunteers (organized by program), with prizes (often from local businesses) and recognition (aka bragging rights) awarded to the winning team.  The winning team…

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FLOC Beyond the Classroom Luncheon 2016

For Love of Children is proud to present the video that debuted at our annual Beyond the Classroom Luncheon on May 3rd applauding a FLOC family who has participated in many of FLOC’s programs for over a decade. We are also grateful that so many…

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Welcome to Savoy!

This school year at FLOC has been the start of a new partnership with Savoy Elementary in Anacostia. While this is a smaller program it allows us to work in a school to help kids who may not otherwise be able to make it to the FLOC office.

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College Night 2015

On Wednesday December 16th, FLOC hosted its annual College Night, sponsored by PrepMatters, at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery. Over 50 parents, students, and alumni met to talk and learn about the college experience.

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10th Grade Scholars Learn About Careers at the Zoo

FLOC’s Scholars Program offers students many field trip and events to attend. In 10th grade, students have the opportunity to visit 4 work places in the D.C. area in order to get a better sense of the work place, ask career related questions, and create networking opportunities

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Drew Gooden and PwC visit FLOC Tutoring Program

The generous and caring community that supports FLOC and its students provides the foundation for all our work. During this time of year, as we reflect on all the ways individuals and organizations help DC students…

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