Community Service

The FCCLA Community Service program guides students to develop, plan, carry out, and evaluate projects that improve the quality of like in their communities. Through their projects, members experience character development and improve their critical and creative thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

To help members strengthen their Community Service projects, this program:

  • helps young people build skills for family, career, and community roles
  • provides youth-centered learning experiences related to Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • Encourages young people to develop the positive character traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
 
Career Connection
Career Connection is a national FCCLA program that guides young people to link their options and skills for success in careers, families, and communities. Through individual, cooperative, and competitive activities, members-
  • Discover their strengths
  • Target career goals
  • Initiate a plan for achieving the lifestyle they desire
 
Student Body
Student Body is a national FCCLA peer education program that helps young people learn to eat right, be fit, and make healthy choices. Its goals are to:
  • Help young people make informed, responsible decisions about their health
  • Provide youth opportunities to teach others and develop healthy lifestyles, as well as communication and leadership skills
 
STOP the Violence
STOP the Violence- Students Taking on Prevention empowers youth with attitudes, skills, and resources to recognize, report, and reduce youth violence.
Through the national program, FCCLA members use peer education to-
  • Reach their peers with violence prevention education
  • Recognize warning signs of potential youth violence
  • Encourage young people to report troubling behavior
  • Collaborate with school and community resources to address youth violence
  • Develop and implement local action projects to reduce the potential for violence in their school
 
Power of One
Power of One helps students find and use their personal power. Members set their own goals, work to achieve them , and enjoy the results. The skills members learn in Power of One help them now and in future in school, with friends and family, in their future at college, and on the job.
 
 
STAR Events
STAR Events(Students Taking Action with Recognition) are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and occupational preparation. STAR Events offer individual skill development and application of learning through the following activities:
  • Cooperative-teams work to accomplish specific goals
  • Individualized- members work alone to accomplish specific goals
  • Competitive- individual or team performance measured by an established set of criteria
STAR Events Categories:
  • Applied Technology
  • Career Investigation
  • Chapter Service Project Display
  • Chapter Service Projects Manual
  • Chapter Showcase Display
  • Chapter Showcase Manual
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Focus on Children
  • Hospitality
  • Illustrated Talk
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Job Interview
  • National Programs in Action
  • Parliamentary Procedure
 
 
Dynamic Leadership
Dynamic Leadership is a national FCCLA program that helps young people build leadership skills. It provides information, activities, and project ideas to help young people:
  • Learn about leadership
  • Recognize the lifelong benefits of leadership skills
  • Practice leadership skills through FCCLA involvement
  • Become strong leaders for families, careers, and communities.  
 
 
Financial Fitness
Financial Fitness is a national FCCLA peer education program that involves youth teaching other young people how to make, save, and spend money wisely.
Through the FCCLA Financial Fitness program, young people plan and carry out projects that help them and their peers learn to become wise financial managers and smart consumers.
 
 
Families First
Families First is a national FCCLA peer education program through which young people gain a better understanding of how families work and learn skills to become strong family members. Its goals are to:
  • Help young people become strong family members and leaders for today and tomorrow
  • Strengthen the family as the basic unit of society
 
 
Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety
FACTS
Youth leaders can help families promote basic safety attitudes that last a lifetime. FACTS- Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety, is a national FCCLA peer education program through which young people strive to save live through sober driving, seat belt use, and safe driving habits.