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

Congrats to Clare Abel!

Junior League of Phoenix‘s very own Clare H. Abel has been named one of the 2016 “Most Influential Women in Arizona” by Arizona Business Magazine! Clare is an innovator, trailblazer and leader of her industry.  She is certified by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization as a Real Estate Specialist. She concentrates her practice primarily… 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

Save the date for the Legacy Celebration!

Save the Date for the Junior League of Phoenix Legacy Celebration! The Legacy Celebration, formerly known as the Valley Impact Social, is now a cocktail and dinner event. Join us for a fun night of fundraising to celebrate our legacy and build our future. Purchase your tickets today!

Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards – nominations due 7/15!

NOW OPEN! Nominations are due July 15, 2016. Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards Nominations: Arizona’s Top Honor for Volunteer Service The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 15th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.  Please nominate a deserving individual or group in your community for what is considered… Read More

The Junior League of Cairo?

Recognizing the critical role women play in building democratic societies is nothing new for The Junior League. We’ve been espousing this thinking and empowering women as civic leaders for more than a century, as Junior League of Dallas member and former First Lady Laura Bush well knows. Learn more about her and President George Bush’s… Read More

Timeless Principles in a Modern Context.

For more than a century, Junior League members have confronted society’s most pressing issues and tackled its toughest problems, leaving a legacy of reform like no other. But in a complex world, accelerating and advancing at a rapid pace, change is uncomfortable, conflicts are inevitable and challenges are cyclical. Problems loom large. Leadership talent and… Read More

Sometimes you just can’t rush things…

It took six years, but the tireless work of many, including the Junior League of St. Louis, led to the recent signing into law of Missouri House Bill 1583 regarding student safety and, more specifically, bullying. According to a policy brief from the National Education Association, bullying and cyberbullying behavior is on the rise across… Read More

ATHENA Award Nominations are open!

Is There an ATHENA in Your Life? Nominate Her Today for the 29th Annual ATHENA Awards! The ATHENA Award recognizes exemplary achievement and challenges its recipients to continue their dedication to responsibility, support and leadership. ATHENAs demonstrate inspiring leadership within their industry, have mentored women throughout their career, and have dedicated themselves to the community… Read More