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FCCLA Knowledge

FCCLA Knowledge

The Creed

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 ofAmerica.

We face the future with warm courage and high hope.


 Toward New Horizons

FCCLA Flower

Red Rose 

The red rose represents the organization because it gives joy through its beauty and fragrance.  It symbolizes a desire for beauty in everyday living.


Red: Suggests strength, courage and determination personal qualities leading to happiness through a positive self-image.

White: Symbolizes sincerity of purpose and integrity of action, qualities that will help individuals become  better tomorrow.

FCCLA Mission 

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  vocational preparation.

FCCLA Purposes 

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

5.   To promote greater understanding between youth and adults.

6.   To provide opportunities for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities.

7.   To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society.

8.   To promote family and consumer sciences education and related occupations.