The NEBRASKA student unit of AAFCS promotes the professional body of family and consumer sciences education. Anyone who plans to pursue a career in family and consumer sciences is encouraged to join to connect with other students and business/educational professionals. Our Vision -Individuals, families, and communities are achieving optimal quality of life assisted by competent, caring professionals whose expertise is continually updated through AAFCS. Our Mission -To provide leadership and support for 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. Our Core Values Association members: -Believe in the family as a fundamental unit of society. -Embrace diversity and value all people. -Support life-long learning and diverse scholarship. -Exemplify integrity and ethical behavior. -Seek new ideas and initiatives and embrace change. -Promote an integrative and holistic approach, aligned with the FCS body of knowledge, to support professionals who work with individuals, families, and communities.