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Meet Tom and Jess: Tutors & Team Leaders

For nearly 20 years, FLOC has had an invaluable partnership with George Washington University’s DC Reads program, a program of the Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service. Through this partnership, GW students (both volunteers and federal work study employees) are placed as tutors in…

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9th Annual Book Festival

On Saturday, November 14th, the holiday season officially kicked off for FLOC students as they were able to take home as many free books as they could carry (with the help of parents and tote bags). FLOC held its 9th Annual Book Festival, which aims to further foster a love of reading by growing our students’ libraries.

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Giving Tuesday is Next Week!

Thanksgiving is coming up, which is a day that brings family and friends together to eat, watch football, and relax. Many people also give back to the community in the form of community service as well as charitable donations this time of year.

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Fall Fun at Butler’s Orchard

Pop quiz: What’s the best thing about fall?

  1. A long awaited break from the swampy DC summer temperatures
  2. Crunchy leaves on the sidewalks
  3. Trick or treating!
  4. The annual FLOC Field Trip to Butler’s Orchard
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Meet the New Scholars Program Team!

There are lots of new face in our Scholars Program this year! Get to know the team…Tiken Savang is our new 6th and 11th Grade Program Fellow. He is from Atlanta, Georgia, and is a graduate of Emory University.

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Team building and skill building in Shephardstown

The team at FLOC’s Outdoor Education Center are no strangers to facilitating team building activities for groups of young people and adults. Often these activities are conducted on site at the OEC, but on this particular day, we took the show on the road.

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FLOC’s Beyond the Classroom 2015 Luncheon Video

This video was debuted at FLOC’s annual Beyond the Classroom 2015 luncheon in May. It is in honor of our 50th anniversary of serving disadvantaged youth in our city. The video takes a look back at the work FLOC has done for our community and the work…

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FLOC in 2015

Check out the great work that FLOC is doing for our students in 2015 and beyond!

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Deloitte Impact Day 2015

On Friday, June 5, we had eleven volunteers from Deloitte Consulting, LLP come to FLOC to participate in their international day of service: Impact Day. This was the fifth year that Deloitte and FLOC have partnered for Impact Day.

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FLOC Students Take to the Hill

On Friday, April 17th, during DCPS and FLOC spring break, 8 FLOC High School Scholars had the opportunity to be lobbyists for a day. They began their Capitol Hill visit with a working breakfast, learning and discussing about the U.S. legislative system…

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