Our Stories

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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Recognition Event Recap

On Friday May 29th, FLOC held its annual recognition event at the Woman’s National Democratic Club to celebrate all the amazing work our students, families, volunteers, and staff accomplished throughout the year.

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Beyond the Classroom Fundraising Luncheon: Celebrating FLOC’s 50th Anniversary

On May 13th, FLOC celebrated a milestone of 50 years of service to students in the Washington, DC community. At this year’s Beyond the Classroom luncheon, FLOC shared with board members, volunteers, new and old supporters…

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A Different Path: Violence Prevention and Educational Opportunity

Late last month, FLOC Deputy Director Robyn Lingo testified before DC City Council as part of a forum on preventing youth violence.  Read her powerful testimony about the impact out-of-school time programming can have on our young people and our city…

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WNDC’s Dynamic Duo

Jasmin and her tutor Ashley Oakes have been breaking records in our WNDC testing room this year!

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Civic Engagement and the Power of UNO

For Leaders in Action, the month of December was our Civic Engagement Unit. Not really a time for the typical lesson plans, but an opportunity for our students to focus on their own community and discover what kind of impact they can really make.

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Junior Scholars Tour Ten Colleges and Universities over Spring Break

During Spring Break, the 11th Grade Scholars set out on an extensive college tour through Virginia and North Carolina. Visiting 10 schools in total, the students gained exposure to many different kinds of college and universities.

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