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The MLK 25 Challenge

On Jan. 17, volunteers all over the country celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Day by participating in various service projects for schools and nonprofits.

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Volunteers Give Back on MLK Day

(Natalie Torentinos is FLOC’s Recruitment and Outreach Assistant. She is currently serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member.)

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Is There an Inspired Teacher in You?

The Inspired Teacher Certification Program is now accepting applications for the 2011 cohort!

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Meet FLOC’s Photographer!

For Love of Children would like to welcome Emily Watt to its dedicated group of volunteers!

Emily, 17, is taking photographs of FLOC’s tutoring programs and special events this year. She is a Maryland native and attends Blake High School.

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Local Author to be Featured at FLOC’s Book Festival

(Natalie Torentinos is FLOC’s Recruitment and Outreach Assistant.  She is currently serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member.)

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How Being a Tutor Improved My Education

(Rachel Lerman, formerly the Associate Director of Marketing and Development for the CityBridge Foundation, serves as one of FLOC’s board members. This article was first published in The Huffington Post in June of 2009.)

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Johnathan’s View – “A true educator looks for models of leadership”

(Johnathan Speer is a rising Senior at the University of Alabama. He spent his summer working with For Love of Children, through our partnership with The Washington Center’s Internship program

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Kristina’s view – “Service is a huge part of my life.”

Kristina Stone has just completed a year of service through her participation in the Lutheran Volunteer Corps and its partnership with For Love of Children.

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“In short, we teach, we empower, and we transform.”

The following is a transcript from a speech given by Tim Payne, FLOC’s Executive Director at the 2010 Fundraising Breakfast.

“Again, good morning and welcome — and if you weren’t here for the opening remarks, I’m Tim Payne, executive director of FLOC.  Thank you for joining us.

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For Love of Children’s Volunteers Amaze Me!

Last month, I had the opportunity to speak at For Love of Children’s annual Recognition event, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of our students.

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