Equal Futures Partnership

March 10 – 21 marked the convening of the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at United Nations Headquarters in New York. Over the course of nearly two weeks, over 6,000 delegates from all regions … Read more

Does Earth Day Still Matter?

Earth Day 2013
Earth Day 2013

Forty-three years after its inception as a spring-time marker to respect our planet it’s important to ponder whether we’ve still got the passion for environmental activism that was on display on April 22, 1970 when 20 million Americans, spurred on … Read more

Stiff Penalties for Record Spill

On November 15, British Petroleum plead guilty to 14 criminal charges in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history and one that took the lives of … Read more

Five Years After Katrina: Lessons from New Orleans

One of the great attributes of a successful Junior League is the extent to which members take their Junior League training and experience outside into the community and do great things.

So with the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina just … Read more