Upcoming Events

Your health and safety is our top priority as we closely watch the evolving situation with COVID-19. After conferring with our hosts at Nationals Park, we have decided to postpone our event. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you all updated should the need to postpone the event further arise.


A big thank you to our sponsors who have already secured their spots. We look forward to sharing this event with you in June!


All-Star Sponsors: "In Memory of Fred Taylor" and the Co-Star Group

MVP Sponsor: TerpSys

Veteran Sponsors: Harvey Cleary, Integrated Companies, and Morrison Foerster, LLP

Pinch Hitter Sponsor: Wealth Insight Partners

Rookie Partners: Balfour Beatty, Reingold Inc., and SK&A

Keep checking back for more updates.

Past Events

FLOC Book Festival: A Great Success

Our 7th Annual Book Festival took place at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery on Saturday November 16th. Over 130 people attended the event including FLOC students, volunteers, parents, and board members. This year we were able to celebrate our annual literacy event by distributing over 1,170 books to the 73 students who attended.

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Please Join Us at FLOC’s 7th Annual Children’s Book Festival!

Save the date for the 7th Annual FLOC Book Festival taking place on Saturday, November 16th from 4-6 p.m. at Pepco Edison Place Gallery. FLOC’s Book Festival is a time for children and their families to celebrate reading and books!

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David: ‘I Am a Future Leader for Our City’

On Thursday, October 17th, the DC Alliance of Youth Advocates (DCAYA) and the Afterschool Alliance hosted the 12th annual Lights On Afterschool, an event celebrated nationwide to call attention to the importance of afterschool programs for America’s children. David, a 12th-grade Scholar, was asked to deliver remarks on his experiences in afterschool programs.

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Welcoming New Faces to the FLOC Family

My first two weeks at FLOC have been fast and exhilarating. As the new College Access Coordinator, I have the privilege of overseeing weekly workshops for middle and high school students in the Scholars Program. With less than a week under my belt, it was time for my first Returning Family Orientation.

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My first month at FLOC: Learning on the Go in Summer Tutoring

I am super excited to write my first blog as the new Bilingual Program Coordinator at FLOC. Although I have only been here for a month, I have participated in several fun activities and have observed some amazing tutor-student pairs.

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We All Scream for TriviaScream

The 2013 FLOC TriviaScream was a big success!  Each year, the students in our summer tutoring programs are invited to Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP for ice cream and trivia.

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Jazmin’s Inspiring Speech

On Wednesday, June 12, FLOC celebrated its high school graduates and their families at the annual Fred Taylor Scholarship Dinner.  The following speech was written and delivered by Post-secondary Scholar Jazmin.

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2013 Recognition Event and Empower Awards Recap

Recently, FLOC had the opportunity to share an evening with some of our favorite people. Staff members joined with volunteers, community partners, and students and their families for our eighth annual Recognition Event and Empower Awards.

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Share Your FLOC Story for Do More 24

Starting at midnight tonight, for one day only FLOC will be partnering with the United Way of the National Capital Area and hundreds of other area nonprofits to inspire and encourage our community to give where we live for Do More 24.

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Beyond the Classroom: Ready to Reach Even More

On May 1, 2013, For Love of Children hosted our annual “Beyond the Classroom” Fundraising Luncheon.  Board members, staff, volunteers, donors, partners and students gathered at the Renaissance Hotel to enjoy a delicious meal and respond to the call to action to support FLOC programs.

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