Family, Career and Community Leaders of
America (FCCLA) 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.
FCCLA has more than 220,000 members and nearly
7,000 chapters from 50 state associations and the
District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin
Islands. The organization has involved more than
ten million youth since its founding in 1945.
FCCLA: The Ultimate Leadership Experience is
unique among youth organizations because its
programs are planned and run by members. It is the
only career and technical in-school student organization
with the family as its central focus. Participation
in national programs and chapter activities helps
members become strong leaders in their families,
careers, and communities.