Making a difference in Tampa

It’s no surprise that, at AJLI, we often write about innovative programs and initiatives by individual Junior Leagues. We are naturally proud of all of the great things that our Leagues are doing, particularly in terms of addressing serious issues … Read more

Who Feeds Hungry Kids in Summer?

It’s a good question. According to the USDA, more than 22 million schoolchildren are eligible for free or reduced-price meals during the year through the National School Lunch Program, but during the summer, only 1 in 6 of those … Read more

What Happens When Growing Up Means ‘Aging Out’?

Each year, some 25,000 children “age out” of the foster care system in the U.S. A process known officially as “emancipation,” aging out more often means the loss of stability for young people unprepared for living as adults.

In a … Read more