Feature Friday

Join AAFCS as we Feature FCS on Fridays! Highlighting programs, services, members, conferences, and much more through social media and on the AAFCS website! Click on a graphic to download and share on your social media platforms! 

Individuals that IMPACT: Dr. Gwendolyn Newkirk
Gwendolyn is an exceptional FCS professional who has made a great impact on the Family and Consumer Sciences field throughout her career!
More information about Gwendolyn and her work can be found here!

Individuals that IMPACT: Julia R. Miller-Arline and Dr. Gladys Gary Vaughn
Julia and Gladys are two exceptional FCS professionals who have done great things for Family and Consumer Sciences throughout their careers!
More information about both individuals and their work can be found here

African Americans in the Human Sciences: Challenges and Opportunities 
This book explores the role and experience of African American women scholars and educators in the field of human, family, and consumer sciences. More information here
Fun Fact: This book was co-edited by AAFCS members! 

Individuals that IMPACT: Margaret Murray Washington
Murray was a powerful historical figure who helped expand opportunities for African Americans and women through education (1865-1925).
Fun Fact: She led the domestic science department at Tuskegee University!

Calling all early childhood educators! Let's celebrate!! Today is National Preschool Health and Fitness Day! A day to raise awareness and promote healthy habits in preschool children. Read more about the importance of today and ideas to celebrate here

Read the feature article in the latest issue of the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences! “Mentoring: Perspectives for a Diverse FCS Profession” by Nina Roofe, Barbara Stewart, Kimberley Sartain, Jolie Jackson, Alicia Landry is available on the AAFCS website now!

A New Virtual Professional Development Module is now available for viewing on demand! Elevating FCS Marketing with Janet Fox, PhD and Christopher T. Sneed, PhD! Check it out here

Join AAFCS as we Feature FCS on Fridays! Highlighting programs, services, members, conferences, and much more through social media and on the AAFCS website! Download the graphics to share on your social media platforms!