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1 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

2 Before FCCLA there was FHA . . .
Future Homemakers of America was founded in 1945 in Chicago In the summer or 1999 FHA became FCCLA Headquarters - located in Reston, Virginia

3 What is FCCLA? A national student organization that helps young men and women become strong leaders in their families, careers, and communities! FCCLA is the largest youth organization with the family as its central focus!

4 Who can join? Anyone who has taken or is currently enrolled in a Family & Consumer Sciences course!

5 National membership is nearly 222,000 with over 8,000 local chapters.

6 including 53 state associations, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

7 The Colors. . . FCCLA White - symbolizes sincerity & integrity
Red - suggests strength & courage White - symbolizes sincerity & integrity FCCLA

8 The Emblem shows that FCCLA is a dynamic, active organization bound for the future!

9 The dominant collegiate lettering articulates a focus on education and student leadership embodies an active organization that moves toward new arenas!

10 “The Ultimate Leadership Experience”
New Tagline!

11 The Flower Red rose Represents a desire for joy in everyday living

12 The Motto. . . “Toward New Horizons”

13 The Mission. . . To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences Education

14 The Creed We are the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. We face the future with warm courage and high hope. For we have the clear consciousness of seeking old and precious values. For we are the builders of homes, Homes for America's future, Homes where living will be the expression of everything that is good and fair, Homes where truth and love and security and faith will be realities, not dreams. We are the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. We face the future with warm courage and high hope.

15 The Official Authority
On parliamentary procedure is Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised

16 The 8 Purposes. . . To provide opportunities for personal development & to prepare for adult life. To strengthen the family as a basic unit of society

17 To encourage democracy
To help achieve global harmony To promote a greater understanding between youth and adults

18 To provide opportunities for decision-making and for assuming responsibility
To prepare for the multiple roles in today’s society

19 To promote Family & Consumer Sciences & related occupations

20 Publication… National publication- Teen Times

21 National Programs

22 Families First Families today (understand & celebrate)
You-Me-US (strengthen relationships) Meet the challenge (overcome obstacles) Balance (manage multiple responsibilities)

23 F.A.C.T.S. - Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety

24 Participants promote traffic safety
Reduce impaired driving Increase seatbelt use

25 Financial Fitness Banking basics Cash control Making money
Consumer clout Financing your future

26 Student Body Promoting healthier lifestyles for students

27 Nutrition, Fitness and Self-awareness

28 designed so students can recognize, report & reduce violence

29 "What are YOU gonna do about it?"
Young people experience the highest rates of violent crime of any age group "What are YOU gonna do about it?"

30 Career Connection Plug in to careers
Sign on (link interest & skills to career clusters) Programs (prepare w/education) Link up (to a job) Access skills (practice productivity)

31 Dynamic Leadership builds strong leaders in family & consumers sciences education

32 Leaders at Work recognizes young people who strengthen leadership skills while on the job

33 Community Service helps members turn youth concerns into leadership & action to improve local communities

34 Here’s an Opportunity! to live in Japan next summer with a Japanese host family for six weeks. You can be one of 14 FCCLA members selected to receive this $4,000!

35 tea ceremony, traditional
Program Experience a Japanese tea ceremony, traditional Japanese foods, or a climb up Mount Fuji.

36 Opportunities for Growth
Power of One Student Set Goals & Strive to Reach Them! 5 Levels for individual growth

37 A Better You -- pinpoint some personal traits you want to improve

38 Family Ties -- discover that getting along with family members can be easier
Working on Working -- explore work options, prepare for a career or sharpen skills useful in any business

39 Take the Lead -- work on leadership qualities
Speak out for FCCLA -- tell others about positive experiences in the organization

40 Students Taking Action with Recognition!

41 Applied Technology Career Investigation Chapter Service Project Display Chapter Service Project Manual Chapter Showcase Display

42 Chapter Showcase Manual
Culinary Arts Early Childhood Entrepreneurship Focus on Children Hospitality Illustrated Talks

43 Interpersonal Communication
Job Interview National Programs in Action Parliamentary Procedure

44 Step One Take the first steps and learn about FCCLA

45 Texas State Projects

46 Y.E.S. - Youth Exchanging with Seniors

47 Earth 2000 - Targets recycling, reducing use and waste, reusing, and respecting our planet

48 “Ready, Set, Read” Promotes literacy

49 Opportunities for Training
Cluster Meetings State and Regional Conferences A+ Conferences (A Positive Lifestyle for Ultimate Success) National Conference

50 For More Information on these or any FCCLA program. . .
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