CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo: Rebecca Clyde, Ideas Collide

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, the Community Leadership and Outreach Committee will be hosting the first ever Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo. The purpose of the Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo is to provide training for the ladies that are interested in pursuing roles in community leadership and to create opportunities for them… Read More

Register Today for the JLP Teacher Launch Seminar on March 25!

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Calling All Educators! Join the Junior League of Phoenix for its 6th annual Rockets Teacher Launch Seminar on March 25 at Arizona Science Center! Reserve Your Spot Today! Share the above flyer by downloading it HERE. Questions? Contact Kristine Thompson

JLP ROCKETS hosts 6th Annual Teacher Launch Seminar – Register now!

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Calling all teachers! Attention all Pre-K and elementary school teachers, science educators and after school program administrators in Maricopa County!  Join the Junior League of Phoenix, ROCKETS, and Miss Science™ for the 6th Annual ROCKETS Teacher Launch Seminar! For only $10 you can get four continuing education hours while learning awesome hands-on science/STEM activities to… Read More

“Volunteering is my passion.”

 CLO Fireside Chat featuring Katherine Cecala “Katherine is a woman who makes her community better, she is JLP.” – Eileen Sullivan, Junior League of Phoenix Sustainer If one is looking for inspiration this new year, President of Junior Achievement of Arizona and Junior League of Phoenix sustaining member, Katherine Cecala, is a captivating choice for… Read More

Jeannette Maré, founder of Ben’s Bells, to speak at January GMM

Jeannette Maré, Ben’s Bells Founder and Executive Director, will lead “A Conversation on Kindness”, an in-depth discussion of the challenges and opportunities we encounter in every interaction as we strive to create a kinder community, at the Junior League of Phoenix January General Membership Meeting. During this presentation, Jeannette will reflect on her own personal… 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

From Silicon Valley, a STEM program for girls

You may have heard the statistics on women as STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – professionals, and they are discouraging. Consider these findings by the United States Census Bureau: While women’s representation in STEM occupations has increased since the 1970s, they remain significantly underrepresented in engineering and computer – occupations that make up… 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