For over 100 years, the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences, founded as the American Home Economics Association has provided leadership and support to professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well-being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life. AAFCS is the only professional association for family and consumer sciences (FCS) students and professionals.
The Alabama Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (ALAFCS), a state affiliate of the AAFCS, provides scholarships, works on projects throughout the year including Coops for Troops, supports the promotion of "Filling the FCS Educator Pipeline" through social media presentations, conducts the Annual ALAFCS Conference, and much more.
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