Programs » Families First
The FCCLA Families First national peer education program through which youth gain a better understanding of how families work and learn skills to become strong family members. Its goals are to: help youth become strong family members and leaders for today and tomorrow and strengthen the family as the basic unit of society.
Families First Units:
To help members focus their projects, Families First offers five units. Members may complete projects in one or several units. There is no particular order to them; although, "Families Today" might be a good place to start. It covers topics that provide a general overview of families and related issues:
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FCCLA offers national recognition to chapters that complete Families First projects. This hon0r includes cash awards and special recognition at the National Leadership Conference online, and in Teen Times magazine. Chapters apply online for recognition for their hard work and innovative projects with the National Families First Program Award Application.
Deadline: Families First Applications must be submitted online to FCCLA national headquarters by March 1.The online award system will automatically close March 1, 11:59 p.m. EST.
To apply for the Families First Program Award please follow the steps below:
*This application will automatically stop you once you have reached the word limit for that answer and the application also has a spell check feature. You cannot copy and paste into the application.
Congratulations 2014 Families First Award Winners!!
High School Winner
Middle School Winner
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