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FLOC Celebrates 55th Anniversary

On Thursday, November 12, For Love of Children is celebrating its 55th Anniversary.  To show our appreciation for your support over the years, we are having a special virtual celebration. FLOC began in 1965 as a radical commitment to DC's children and youth. In the words...

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FLOC’s Virtual Book Festival

  October is National Book Reading Month and FLOC is hosting its annual book festival on Friday, October 30th to celebrate! FLOC's Annual Book Festival is an opportunity for students and their families to celebrate and promote the importance of reading and literacy. During the Festival, FLOC...

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Meet Mary!

FLOC is so excited to announce our new Director of Development, Mary Bramley!  Mary Bramley has worked for a decade in higher education with the last four years in foundation and advancement services. She began her career at Virginia Commonwealth University in undergraduate research programs where...

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Women’s Equality Day!

Today day marks 200 years since the 19th amendment was officially certified by the United States Secretary of State and added to the Constitution. For over 200 years, women fought to achieve the same rights as men-rights as simple as the ability to own property,...

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Welcome to the Team!

FLOC just keeps growing and growing! We are thrilled to introduce TWO MORE staff members to the FLOC family. Keep reading to learn a little more about them. Jumanne Bradford, Neighborhood Tutoring Manager Reverend Jumanne Bradford is a native of Washington, DC, and has over 20 years...

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Best Books of the Summer!

In honor of National Book Lover Day being last Sunday, we decided to put together a list of the best books of Summer 2020. School may be starting soon, but there are still a few more weeks to cram in some reading before summer is...

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John Lewis Reflection

by Emmett Irby The recent death of John Lewis has me reflecting on my last Journey to Selma, Alabama for the 50th Anniversary of the Edmund Pettus Bridge Crossing in 2018.  John Lewis was there for the celebration along with many other Civil Rights leaders like...

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FLOC on WUSA9

Last week, FLOC was interviewed by Ariane Datil from WUSA9 for a story on tutoring services offered in the DC area, and how Covid-19 has affected those services. She was wondering if the global pandemic and subsequent result of home-schooling and virtual learning had caused...

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FLOC is Growing!

Despite everything going on in the world right now, FLOC is proud to announce that we have added three new members to our team! We are so excited to introduce them to you, and know that they will do great things here at FLOC. Perla Domingo,...

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Cool Off in D.C. this Summer!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! D.C. is notorious for its scorching summers, and this year is no exception. That's why we've put together a list of 15 local D.C. ice cream shops that are currently open during the quarantine. You...

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