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2021 AAFCS Virtual Conference Registration is Open!

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The 2021 AAFCS Virtual Conference, June 16-18 is jam packed with 3.5 days of engagement and professional development that is practical and relevant! A Pre-conference interactive session takes place on June 15.

UPDATE! May 6:

ANNOUNCING MEDIA PANELISTS: Author, TV Personality, and "Shark Tank" TV Show Entrepreneur

Don’t miss our incredible line-up of media experts that we have secured for our Opening General Session: Danielle Dreilinger (journalist/author, “The Secret History of Home Economics”), Johnathan Radford (WBTV News, Charlotte, N.C.), and Kim Nelson (ABC reality-TV show, "Shark Tank" entrepreneur).

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If you missed any of the #FCSsuccess campaign sessions on advocacy, ready to use tools and resources, advocacy success, click here to access recordings. One Professional Development Unit is available to participants by request.


A strong membership is key to building AAFCS and what we can do as an association! Help grow AAFCS for the future of family and consumer sciences! Use the resources in the Membership Recruitment Toolkit (developed by the AAFCS Leadership Academy) to encourage, inspire, and connect with others!

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Signature Initiatives


  • Stay informed with the latest on the 2021 Virtual Conference by reading the AAFCS MATTERS! archived issues in the Member Open Forum library . The most ... More

  • In May, CFPB FinEx is offering a free webinar: New Resources for Older Americans Thursday, May 20, 2021, 2-3 p.m. ET May is Older Americans month ... More



  • 2021 Emerging Researcher Award   The Community of Family Economics and Resource Management (FERM) of the American Association ...

  • Deadline Extended: March 31, 2021 Acceptance Notifications:  April 30, 2021 The Community of Apparel, Textiles, and ...