March GMM Keynote Speaker – Vicki Clark

Join the Junior League of Phoenix at our March 2nd General Membership Meeting to hear guest speaker Vicki Clark.  The training is sponsored by the Junior League of Phoenix Foundation and begins at 6:30pm at the Phoenix Country Club, 7th Street & Thomas (Northeast corner) , Phoenix, AZ, 85014. Free Parking is Available.    … Read More

Self esteem vs dating violence?

In case you missed it, February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 1 in 10 teens have been physically abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the last year. As that statistic suggests, teen dating violence is a problem that crosses both… Read More

JLP welcomes new Development Director

Welcome to the Junior League of Phoenix our new Development Director, Reese Shughart!  We are very excited to have her join us and bring her experience and skills to help us boost our community partnerships and serve our mission!  Welcome, Reese, and thank you for joining our team!

Did you ever have a mentor?

For most of us, the answer is probably yes. It may have been on your first job. It may have been a teacher in high school. Or it could have a Scout leader…or a neighbor…or a friend. That’s why we are celebrating National Mentoring Month, spearheaded by a great nonprofit organization appropriately called Mentor and… Read More

Outstanding Women in Business 2016 Nominations Open!

Do you know an outstanding woman in business? The Phoenix Business Journal wants to hear about her! 25 women will be selected to be featured in a special section of the paper and honored at an awards celebration in 2016. There are many women in the Valley (and Junior League members!) who are making a… Read More

In Memoriam: The First Friend of the Junior Leagues

Doubtless the most famous friend of Mary Harriman, Eleanor Roosevelt died 53 years ago last month. Her early work with the Junior League of the City of New York helped the shy young woman find her voice, and the work she and other early League members did in the intense poverty of the settlement houses… Read More

In Canada, remembering what women did in WWII

History is made in a lot of different ways, and often by people whose names we will never know. This is a story about one Canadian woman—now almost 93—who participated in the making of history during the dark days of World War II as well as what is being done now, some 70 years later,… Read More

Junior League Magazine Archives Hit the Ivy League!

Harvard Here We Come! Through an exciting partnership with the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, which is housed at Radcliffe College at Harvard University, The Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) are able to make seven decades of The Junior League Magazine available online. Widely considered to be… Read More