FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in family and consumer sciences education in public and private school, grades 7-12.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education. 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.
Is the only in-school student organization with family as its central focus. Is the only in-school student organization that functions as an integral part of the family and consumer sciences education curriculm and operates within the school system. Provides opportunities for active student participation at local, state and national levels