Smart Shopper featuring the 80th Anniversary Rummage Sale

Check out this Smart Shopper ABC15 spot about the 80th Annual Junior League of Phoenix Rummage Sale happening THIS Saturday, Feb 25th! Sale opens at 8am – the line starts even earlier! 80th Annual Junior League of Phoenix Rummage Sale Saturday, February 25, 2017 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. AZ State Fairgrounds  Arizona Exposition &… Read More

AZ Central Article: Two Phoenix mega sales celebrate long history

Check out this great AZ Central article by Donna Reiner featuring the history of the Junior League of Phoenix Rummage Sale! Everyone loves a bargain, and those bargains are certainly worth the wait. One year, the eager ladies required a police escort in and out of the sale hall. That may seem strange, but one of… Read More

(Un)-happy Valentine’s Day?

What does Valentine’s Day have to do with teen dating violence awareness? In 2017, more than you might expect. First, Valentine’s Day falls in February, of course, which is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This year, Valentine’s Day has also been designated Wear Orange Day, in which supporters of all ages wear orange –… Read More

Joy Burkhard. Volunteer.

 It is not unusual in The Junior League for a member to really dig into an assignment and become an expert as well as a catalyst for change in that area of focus. Consider Joy Burkhard. Joy is co-founder and Executive Director of 2020 Mom, a national nonprofit dedicated to closing gaps in maternal mental health… Read More

Can we end domestic violence?

Given the fact that October was National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, that’s a good question. Here’s what we know – 35 years after the first awareness month, domestic violence remains a very serious problem. According to data presented by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, it is prevalent in every community and its effects can… Read More

Nominating Committee Announces President Elect

Wendy Brooks slated for President in 2018-20 The Nominating Committee of The Junior League of Phoenix is pleased to announce they have selected Wendy Brooks as President Elect (PE). She is slated to follow Cathy Comer’s presidency and will begin her tenure in 2018 through 2020. Ms. Brooks initially joined the JLP in 2003 and completed one active year here. She… Read More

What is CSE/HT? (Hint: It involves children.)

It’s a handy catchphrase for Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children/Human Trafficking, which the Junior League of Atlanta adopted as a focus area in 2013. JLA offers up these statistics to illustrate why CSE/HT is such an important issue for the League and its members: Atlanta has the biggest illegal sex economy among eight major American… Read More

Do you know about Erin’s Law?

Sometimes a good thing can come out of a very bad thing. That is, in many ways, the story behind Erin’s Law. The bad thing is sexual abuse of a child – first by a neighbor and then by a cousin. The good thing is the fact that the victim – Erin Merryn, now 31… Read More

JLP Members are an accomplished group!

Please join us in recognizing and congratulating these Junior League of Phoenix members on their exciting recent accomplishments! Lara Lennaman., 2016 Legacy Celebration Chair, is the 2016 recipient of the Alumni Merit Award for Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology. The award is bestowed upon a distinguished graduate in recognition of their… Read More

Cinderella Affair In the News

The Scottsdale Independent recently featured one of Junior League of Phoenix‘s very favorite Community Impact partnerships, The Cinderella Affair by the East Valley Women’s League.  The Cinderella Affair provides high school junior and seniors new and gently-used formal wear absolutely FREE, helping make prom an affordable and memorable event! For the full article, click here.… Read More