Kentucky FCCLA State Adviser
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is incorporated as a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young women and men in Family and Consumer Sciences education, as determined by the state department of education, in public and private schools through grade 12. It is open to students of all races and religious beliefs. Organized instruction relating to the mission is part of the Family and Consumer Sciences education program in schools.
The purposes of the organization shall be as follows:
- To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life.
- To strengthen the function of the family as a basic unit of society.
- To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community.
- To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony.
- To promote greater understanding between youth and adults.
- To provide opportunity for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities.
- To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society.
- To promote Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations.
The mission of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple Roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through character development; creative and critical thinking; interpersonal communications; practical knowledge; and career preparation.
State Service Project: Leukemia Lymphoma Society
National Service Project: Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program
The Lead2Feed student leadership program is the nation’s leading and fastest growing free service learning program, attracting more than a million students in 3,500 schools and clubs across all 50 states. Aligned to standards and 21st century skills, Lead2Feed is making a huge difference in participants’ lives and the programs they create.
To sign up or find more information, please visit Lead2Feed.org