|Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and social issues through family and consumer sciences education. Through cooperative and competitive programs, FCCLA members develop skills for life including character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation. Participation in national programs and co-curricular chapter activities enables FCCLA members to learn cooperation, take responsibility, develop leadership, and give service. FCCLA offers more than 19,000 Georgia 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. Chapter projects focus on a variety of youth concerns, including parenting, family relationships, substance abuse, peer pressure, environment, nutrition and fitness, inter-generational communication, and career education.|
Contact the Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) sponsor at your school for details on how to join.