AJLI’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recent events across the globe have brought us to a pivotal moment in history where we need to speak up for the values our organization believes in. The AJLI Board understands that it is important for us to listen, learn and engage. Conversations on race can be painful,… Read More

Leadership Development Series, Part 5: Elizabeth Goldstein

The ultimate goal of the Junior League of Phoenix’s (JLP) development of women is to give them skills that can be used to further enhance the community through an ongoing ripple effect. By training women in leadership skills, we multiply their influence and impact to improve our community. Elizabeth Goldstein, incoming 2020 – 2022 Executive… Read More

Leadership Development Series, Part 4: Jennie Elser

The development of women that occurs through the Junior League of Phoenix’s (JLP) training (both hands-on and classroom) is transformative. The League offers endless ways to get involved and learn at a pace dictated by the individual member. Jennie Elser, incoming 2020 – 2022 JLP President, explains more about how Junior League changed the trajectory… Read More

Leadership Development Series, Part 3: Wendy Brooks

Wendy Brooks and other JLP members stand in front of the mobile food bus that JLP granted to Phoenix Rescue Mission in honor of our 85th Anniversary. Also shown is the proclamation declaring Feb. 9, 2020, as “Junior League of Phoenix Day” in Phoenix.

Leadership Development Series, Part 2: Annette Tanori

The Junior League of Phoenix knows that to develop great leaders, sometimes all that is needed is a safe space to learn, try, and grow. Annette Tanori, 2018 – 2020 Executive VP explains: “Junior League of Phoenix (JLP) has played a vital role in the development of my leadership skills over the last decade. I… Read More

Leadership Development Series, Part 1: Introduction

When you hear the name “Junior League of Phoenix” or “JLP,” images of women volunteering and fighting social issues may come to mind. It’s true; since the 1930s, the hundreds of projects fueled by this organization have made a significant positive impact in the Greater Phoenix area, but JLP takes it one step further. They… Read More

JLP’s Ninth Annual Teacher Launch Makes an Impact

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Compiled by Melinda March JLP hosted 109 educators for our first full-day seminar (the 9th annual Teacher Launch). We could not have done this without our generous grant from the JLP Foundation, 237 DIAN items from our October GMM, JLP volunteers, committee members who secured raffle prizes and helped in planning, and of course, the… Read More

85 Years of JLP

One week ago today, on February 9th, Junior League of Phoenix (JLP) celebrated their 85th anniversary! The impact JLP has had on the Phoenix community since that date 85 years ago has been incredible. In the past 85 years, JLP has been a revolutionary force for good in the Phoenix community. Please join us as… Read More

KITK January 2020 Event

Kids in the Kitchen (KITK) kicked off 2020 with their first monthly lesson at Homeward Bound with 20 rambunctious kiddos ranging in ages from 5-12. The kids were taught about fruits, veggies, grains, dairies, and fats while they participated in a fun exercise to help them learn how to be healthy and promote an active… Read More

A Red Carpet Affair

This year, the Junior League of Phoenix is rolling out the red carpet for the 7th Annual White (Red) Party in honor of the League’s 85th Anniversary! The soiree will be hosted at the Phoenix Children’s Museum on March 27th from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. and will include special guest Jennifer Ruddle, the current… Read More