Welcome to Arlee FCCLA!
Founded in 1945, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a nonprofit national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for men and women involved in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education through grade 12. FCCLA was previously called Future Homemakers of America (FHA) but was changed to FCCLA in 1999. Even though the name has changed the central focus has always been of family (About Us).
"FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education" (About Us).
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 communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
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.
1. to provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life
2. to strengthen the function of the family as a basic unit of society
3. to encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community
4. to encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony
5. to promote greater understanding between youth and adults
6. to provide opportunities for making decisions assuming responsibilities
7. to prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society
8. to promote Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations
Last Modified on February 1, 2014