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Meet Our CLP Intern, Jairo

Jairo is joining us from Toluca, Mexico. He is anticipating to graduate in July with a degree in Philosophy. Jairo received the opportunity to come to D.C. thanks to a scholarship released by his State’s government in coalition with The Washington Center for Internships and Academic...

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Meet our R&O Intern, Sarah

Hello everyone, my name is Sarah Prairie and I am the Recruitment and Outreach intern for FLOC. I am a sophomore at Siena College in Albany, NY studying at American University as part of their Washington Semester Program. This program gives students from across the...

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A Look Back at FLOC

Interview with John Anderson by Paul Jackson, Board Member On April 2, I spoke with John Anderson, who was a long-time reporter and editorialist with the Washington Post about his involvement in the development of For Love of Children.   As a result of socio-economic changes, in the...

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Being a Change Agent

On Friday, March 15th, 2019, 5 students from our City Leaders Program (CLPS) arrived bright and early for a day of learning and one-on-one mentorship from one of the most prestigious think tanks - The Brookings Institution - a highly regarded, non-profit organization that conducts...

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Beyond the Classroom 2019 Sponsors

Each year, For Love of Children hosts their annual fundraising breakfast, Beyond the Classroom. This year will feature the premier of our City Leaders students documentary as well as a catered breakfast and our first ever Community Champion award. This event will be held on...

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FLOC College Night

Hello FLOC Families!   We hope you’re all staying warm in this chilly winter weather! Here is a FLOC roundup of scholarships for high school students to check out!   The Washington Regional Transplant Community Legacy of Life Scholarship awards a high school senior up to $5,000 to use for...

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Welcome New R&O Team Members

The Recruitment and Outreach Team is happy to welcome a few new members to the team to help support and expand the mission of FLOC. With many years of experience in volunteer recruitment and outreach as well as customer service, Diana Romero joins the team...

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Leaders in Action

Over the years, the first Leaders In Action (LIA) spring unit has evolved- beginning with global geography, and turning into something that is so much more. Now, our annual Global Connections unit has grown to include guest speakers, samples of foods from various countries, story-telling,...

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NTP at Jubilee Housing

By Michelle Bacchus   A few months ago, I had the opportunity to attend FLOC’s Wednesday night Neighborhood Tutoring Program (NTP) at Jubilee Housing in the Adams Morgan neighborhood. After greeting students and tutors, sharpening boxes of pencils and distributing books and dictionaries, I sat down to observe...

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“A day on, not a day off” MLK Day of Service at FLOC

Here at FLOC our offices were closed on Monday in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King federal holiday. MLK was first observed in 1986, and in addition to celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King it has also been a day dedicated to...

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