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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Fred Taylor

When Fred Taylor felt a call to community activism in 1967, he began volunteering with the newly formed For Love of Children (FLOC). Just one year later, Fred was chosen to be FLOC's first Executive Director, where he remained for the next 37 years. During...

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Born out of the Civil Rights Movement: FLOC’s Humble Beginnings

The idea for FLOC was born out of the civil rights movement almost 55 years ago when Reverend Gordon Cosby, a Minister for the Church of the Savior of Washington, D.C., took part in the landmark 1965 civil rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama led by...

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A Week In Review

By Samika Warner I am a student with the Washington Center programs for the summer. I am Interning at For the Love of Children (FLOC) organization in Washington DC. My first week here has been an experience both in DC and at the organization. When I...

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FLOC Awards Dinner 2019

On Wednesday, June 19th, FLOC celebrated our high school and college graduates at our annual Awards Dinner presented by JBG Smith. This year, the dinner was hosted at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery. The night began with a delicious dinner that led into our keynote...

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Do More 24: May 22 – May 23

Do More 24 is the DMV's largest annual 24-hour online fundraiser, powered by United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA). Do More 24 will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00 Noon and continuing until 11:59 am on Thursday, May...

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Beyond the Classroom 2019

On Tuesday, April 30th, For Love of Chidlren (FLOC) hosted its annual Beyond the Classroom fundraising breakfast. With a room of over 180 supporters, FLOC was able to raise over $100,000 that will enable FLOC to better serve the students of DC. The program opened...

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NTP Mid Year Recap

FLOC programming has been having quite a year. As we begin to wind down we will soon begin to start post testing for our NTP student. Throughout this school year our students of the Neighborhood Tutoring Program have been putting in tireless work, with their...

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FLOC Students Participate in STEM Competition

In preparation for the Pre-Mother’s Day Mother and Daughter STEM Career Competition, our City Leaders participants engaged in a mock presentation with our Leadership team this past Wednesday. The young ladies received critical feedback on their presentation of Women in Space. Let’s wish all of...

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Environmental Education Summer Camp

Each year, when we celebrate Earth Day in April, we are reminded of ways we can go green and help the environment. Environmental education and protection are vital in today's growing world. This is why FLOC is so excited to announce it's new FREE summer...

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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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