American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)


Resolutions of the
American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences


For a copy of any of the following resolutions, please contact AAFCS at 800.424.8080 or email the request to publicpolicy@aafcs.org.

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Listed by year 1960-2014 with resolution title.

2014
Family & Consumer Sciences Day

2013
20th Anniversary—International Year of the Family 2014

2011
Healthy Weight Resolution


Sustaining FCS Education Resolution

2010
Basic Health Literacy
Human Exposure to Bisphenol A

BPA Action Package:

2009
UN Millennium Goals

2008
Identity Theft

2007
Life and Career Choices Class Requirement
Renewable Alternative Energy Benefits

2007 Farm Bill

2006
Non-Discrimination

2003
International Year of the Family

2002
Financial Literacy

2001
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology: Impact of Applications on Families
Child Care for the 21st Century

2000
Strong Families, Strong Schools: Building 21st Century Community
Partnerships for Learning

1998
Health and Wellness

1997
Healthcare for Minor Children
Public Policy Advocacy for Quality Affordable Child Care
Optimal Quality of Mid- and Later -Life
Assessing the Impact of Legislation on Family Resource
    Availability and Adequacy

1996
Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Supply and Demand

1995
Public Policy Advocacy for Quality of Life Enhancement Programs
Inclusion of Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Continuation of the National School Lunch Program:
    A Necessity for the Needy
50 Year Recognition for Members of Color

1994
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

1993
Corporal Punishment of Children
Family Violence

1992
Family-Provided Home Care for the Elderly
UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Education of Minority Children and Youth
Water Quality
Ellen Swallow Richards Sesquicentennial
Human Sexual Behavior Research

1991
Children of War
Home Economics Education for the Immigrant
World Environmental Quality

1990
Nutrition in the Child Care Setting
Prevention and Early Detection of Breast Cancer
AHEA Professional Priorities
Centennial Celebration of the 1980 Land-Grant College and Universities
Human Rights
United States Bill of Rights

1989
Aging: Gender Issues
1991 White House Conference on Aging
Youth at Risk
Balancing Work and Family
Homelessness
United National International Year of the Family
World Hunger
Minority Leadership in AHEA and Home Economics

1988
Caregivers of the Elderly
Child Abuse and Neglect
Children in Self-Care and School-Aged Child Care
AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Development Education: Global Understanding
Library and Archives

1987
Adolescent Pregnancy
Standardization of Quoting Earnings on Interest-Bearing Accounts
Family and Medical Leave
Single Parenthood
Gender Equity

1986
Head Start
Federal Funding for the Extension Service
Consumer and Homemaker Education
Vocational Education Appropriations

1985
United Nations Decade of Disabled Persons
World Population

1984
Continued United States Membership in UNESCO

1983
Private School Tuition Tax Credits
Involvement in International Programs

1982
Preventive Health Care

1978
Rural Housing Research Funding

1977
Services to the Elderly
Extension Home Economists Program Support
Sex Discrimination in Education
Energy Resource Management
Displaced Homemaker
Substance Abuse and Misuse
Minority Groups
Management Training and Positions
Family Structures Research

1976
Inequity of Income Tax Laws
Architectural Barriers
Parent Education and Human Sexuality
Family Research Legislation

1975
TV Crime and Violence
Age, Sex and Marital Status Discrimination in Credit
Consumer Advocacy Agency
Child and Family Services Legislation
Program Emphasis in Public Affairs
Adoption and Use of the Metric System (SI)
Food Delivery System
Nutrition Education in Public Schools

1974
National Income Accounting of Household Work
International Women's Year
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
Research on the Family

1973
Child Abuse Legislation
Child Care and Parent Education
Minimum Wage for Household Employees
Truth in Savings
Aid to the Handicapped and Families of the Handicapped
Federal Funding for Home Economics Education
Phosphate Detergents
Federal Housing Legislation
Nutrition Education

1972
Family Planning

1971
Aging
Abortion
Status of Women
Public Housing

1970
Use of Budget Standards in Social Planning
National Talent Bank
International Education Year
Issues of National Concern

1969
Consumer Protection
Resolution Related to Nutrition Education
Vocational Education
Name of Home Economics

1968
Consumer Education
Continuance and Maintenance of Strong and Effective
    Home Economics Programs
Personnel in the United States Office of Education
Educational Broadcasting
Family Life Education
Foreign Students
AHEA Agency Member Unit
McGrath Report
Research

1967
Consumer Credit
The USA Standards Institute
The Extension Home Economics Program
Graduate Education/Home Economics Research
Early Childhood Education
Support for Advanced Study for Home Economics
Physical Environment
Flammable Fabrics
Social Security Benefits to Women
The Eleventh Congress of the International Federation of Home Economists
International Year for Human Rights
The 21st Birthday of UNICEF
Adoption and Use of the Metric System

1966
Sponsorship of Future Homemakers of America
National Youth Conference on National Beauty and Conservation
The United States Department of Agriculture Publication "Consumers All"
Housing

1965
Home Economics Programs in the United States Office of Education
Minimum Adequate Level of Living for Public Assistance Recipients

1964
Consumer Interests
Disadvantaged Families
Accreditation
Need to Increase Number of Home Economists with Advanced Degrees
Reorganization Study for Future Development
Support and Interpretation of Homemaker Services

1963
National Fair Claims Adjustment Guide for Consumer Textile Products
Increased Funds for Vocational and Technical Education
Vocational Education Legislation
Pay Equity
Elimination of Racial Discrimination from All Facets of
    the American Home Economics Association
Maximum Use of Home Economics Facilities and Personnel
International Federation of Home Economics

1962
Consumers' Advisory Council
Strengthening Family Life
Social and Education Services to Low-Income Families
Commission on Status of Women
Mental Health
International Dimensions of Home Economics
Nutrition Education
AHEA Colors
AHEA Program of Work
Advanced Study in Home Economics
Excellence in Home Economics Programs and Research

1961
Consumer Credit Costs
Home Economics Contributions to Enriched Family Life
Increased Access to Education in the United States for Women from Developing Countries
Peace Corps
AHEA Program of Work
Centennial Celebration of the 1862 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities
Identity and Image of Home Economics
Research on Current Social Conditions

1960
Code for Members of the American Home Economics Association with Reference to Endorsements