Congratulations Community Research & Development Committee Members!

The Junior League of Phoenix Board of Directors is pleased to announce the committee members selected for the strategic board committee of Community Research & Development. Strategic board committees assist the Board of Directors in its work by developing strategy and making recommendations to the Board for their consideration and approval. The CR&D Committee is… Read More

Maisha Christian Hagan to speak at September GMM

Junior League of Phoenix members will be in for a treat as they explore influence at the September General Membership Meeting. September GMM Topic: Utilizing the Five Bases of Power to Influence Effective Action Leaders often rise or fall based on their ability to influence others towards effective action. A notable study conducted by social… Read More

First Person: Message from the President

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in”. ~Author Unknown I hope everyone is having a fun and exciting summer and getting ready for a great Junior League of Phoenix year. As… Read More

It’s the Junior League way: When you find a need, create the solution

Everyone agrees that juvenile crime has wide-ranging implications for young offenders as well as their families and communities. But when members of the Junior League of Collin County saw that “diversion programs” for young first-time offenders were not readily available in their area, they decided to dig deeper. What they discovered was that often the… Read More

Members: JLP Yappy Hour Launches 2016/2017 Year

The Junior League of Phoenix Yappy Hour Group (open to all provisional, active and sustaining members that love dogs) will be launching the 2016/2017 year off with a Happy Hour in late September. The Happy Hour will be a pup-free event where we will discuss what events we would like to have over wine and… Read More

JLP + The Zen Bird

Thanks to the hard work of the Member Trainings Committee, the Junior League of Phoenix is happy to announce our NEW partnership with The Zen Bird!   Members and friends will be invited to attend morningside empowerment workshops every other month starting in August hosted by the Zen Bird. These FREE workshops will take place… Read More

Get to Know CLO!

There is a new committee on the Junior League of Phoenix roster this year, the Community Leadership and Outreach Committee (aka CLO). But what is the CLO Committee and what does it do? The CLO Committee is part of the Training and Promoting Volunteerism team & its purpose is to provide training and promote volunteerism… Read More

Junior League of Cincinnati welcomes refugee population

In June, communities across the globe pause to raise awareness for refugees, specifically on World Refugee Day. Fifteen years ago, the United Nations General Assembly designated this international observance day to raise awareness for the millions of refugees living around the world. Even if you are not familiar with World Refugee Day, chances are you… Read More

New JLP Toastmasters chapter…coming soon!

You asked, we answered! Coming soon, our own chapter of Toastmasters… Just for Junior League of Phoenix members! Heard of Toastmasters and not sure what it is? Toastmasters is an International non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking & leadership skills. We can all benefit from this group, experienced public speakers & those new to… Read More

Do we still need public libraries?

Good question. Some people think that the Internet and the all-encompassing digital age it brought means that we don’t. After all, information is available to anyone, at any time, with access to a computer. So just Google it! Standing in opposition to that simplistic argument is a movement that views the expansion of the role… Read More