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FCCLA was first founded in 1945 as the club Future Homemakers of America.

FCCLA was founded to help young men and women to become leaders in their home, career, and community. Programs within the organization, alongside Family Sciences education address personal, family, career, and social issues and how to properly handle them.


  • To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life.
  • To strengthen the function of the family as the basic unit of society.
  • To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community.
  • To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony.
  • To promote greater understanding between youth and adults.
  • To provide opportunities for making decision and for assuming responsibilities.
  • To provide for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society.
  • To promote family and consumer sciences, family and consumer sciences careers and related occupations.

FCCLA Traditions

Colors: Red and White
Red stands for strength, courage, and determination. White stands for sincerity of purpose and integrity of action.

This futuristic logo shows that FCCLA is a dynamic, active organization bound for the future. The dominate collegiate lettering articulates a focus on education and student leadership. The logo is red, the color of the rose as a sign of strength. The swooping arrow arch is a common motif in today's designs and definitely embodies an active organization that moves toward new arenas.

Flower: Red Rose
The red rose symbolizes a desire for beauty in everyday living, a quality FCCLA instills in its members.

Motto: Toward New Horizons
This motto best fits the organization because it is our focus behind everything we teach, to keep trying for something new and better.


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 of America.
We face the future with warm courage and high hope.