Be the Change
Florida Career College is committed to supporting racial equality.
We stand in solidarity with the African American community for social justice.
We have created the Be the Change Scholarship for FCC campuses to give our students a voice in the discussion of social justice, equality, human rights, and community change. Below are the finalists who have demonstrated a commitment in bringing change to the injustice of the African American community, in addition to wanting to pursue and change their life.
Social injustice, two words that nowadays don't even make any sense. Two words that many communities have been fighting for and see no results. Two words that are just killing people. Social injustice. Let's stand together not apart. Let's hold hands, let's not fight each other. So yeah what is social injustice.
Social injustice that impacted me also impacted my mother and the African American Community in Violet, La. When I was about 23 years old my mother and I opened a business in St. Bernard Parish. The business was a small shop on St. Bernard Highway. Where we sold a variety of hand made products made by me and my mom.
FCC Pembroke Pines
I'm sure all of us have been through a time of Injustice at some point of our lives but during this pandemic and social distancing and has gotten worse. I remember being in school as a young black female and having people criticize me because of my skin color I used to feel as if I wasn't beautiful nor good enough to do anything like them.