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Signature Initiatives


  • AAFCS has received information regarding a couple of free webinars that may be of interest to FCS professionals: How to Help Children ... More

  • The application for the 2020 FERM Education Award due date has been extended to June 15th. See the attached information. Anyone who is a member of the ... More



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    Alexandria, Va. – May 27, 2020  –  By a unanimous  vote on May 20, 2020, the AAFCS Board of Directors passed a Disaster ...

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    AAF C S' partnership with America Saves Week  began in Year Two of the FCS fit Signature Initiative, ...