Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
The American Cleaning Institute is a long time supporter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization (CTSO) for young men/women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public/private schools through grade 12. FCCLA is the only national CTSO with the family as its central focus. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues.
Today over 219,000 members in more than 6,500 chapters are active in a network of associations in 50 states, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Chapter projects focus on a variety of youth concerns, including teen pregnancy, parenting, family relationships, substance abuse, peer pressure, environment, nutrition and fitness, teen violence, and career exploration. Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life-planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication–necessary in the home and workplace.
FCCLA members and teacher advisers have supported ACI's handwashing programming and communicated its importance year-round. FCCLA Chapters had been the top award recipients of the Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It's a SNAP national awards program.
Visit www.fcclainc.org to learn more about FCCLA.