Mission: FCCLA has a national membership of nearly 222,000 young men and women in nearly 8,000 local chapters. There are 53 state associations including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
Since its founding in 1945, FCCLA has involved more than ten million youth. Former members are eligible to become members of Alumni & Associates.
Programs: 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:
creative and critical thinking
practical knowledge and vocational preparation.