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National Librarian Day!

In honor of National Librarian Day, we wanted to highlight a longtime FLOC supporter and librarian, Carmen Boston! Carmen has been a librarian for over ten years and currently works as the Children's Services Coordinator at D.C. Public Library. Get to know Carmen more below! ...

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Dealing with Stress

Stress can be debilitating and now, more than ever, people are suffering from this invisible evil. Whether you have been battling stress and anxiety all your life, or recent events (see: global pandemic) have begun to take their toll, it's never too late to learn...

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2020 Census-Get Counted!

Every 10 years, the U.S. government counts every person living in our country in the Constitutionally-mandated Census. Data from the U.S. Census directly determines the pathway of federal funding, impacting schools, businesses, transportation, infrastructure, healthcare, and overall social equity in the District. The more accurate the...

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Online Activities for All Ages!

As the stay at home order pushes on, FLOC is here to make sure you don't go stir crazy inside! Next time you find yourself sitting around wondering what to do, check out this list of great online activities for all ages. Virtual Museums Take a virtual...

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Women’s History Month

In honor of Women's History Month, and in an effort to help you pass the time while staying safe and healthy (and socially distant!) at home, FLOC's staff has come up with a list of our favorite books, movies, TV shows, and songs that celebrate...

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Coping with Coronavirus

We're all living in uncharted times. Schools teaching classes online, restaurants and businesses closed, and entire offices working from home. But while we're all trying to adjust to this new reality, parents have the added challenge of trying to maintain a somewhat normal routine for...

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FLOC Shop and Share!

Last Tuesday, March 3, For Love of Children partnered up with Lily Pulitzer in Tysons Galleria to participate in a Shop and Share. From 4-8 pm, Lily Pulitzer customers were able to mingle, enjoy food and beverages, and "shop for a cause" in support of...

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Volunteer FAQs!

Looking for a way to give back to the community? Help the next generation of students succeed? Fulfill your Lent wish to be a better person? Well, look no further- FLOC is accepting applications for new volunteers! We specifically need volunteers for our Language Program...

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Who Am I?

For the last 5 months, FLOC's Project Based Learning program had students work on a self-portrait series that answered the question: "Who am I?" Each student was responsible for completing a set of self-portrait photographs, poems, and a collage. They were given prompts to help...

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What Black History Month Means to Me

By Brandelyn Anderson, Executive Director of For Love of Children My grandparents were legends, and I had no idea. My Nana was the person who picked me up from school, taught me how to read and write, and forced encouraged me to watch the PBS special...

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