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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

What can one person do in the face of environmental disaster?

A lot, if that person is Casi Callaway.  But not as much as 160,000 committed civic leaders.

When the Gulf oil spill hit, Casi Callaway was already putting her many skills – including Junior League leadership training – to … Read more

Happy 40th Birthday, Earth Day!

Four decades after the first Earth Day, this ecological celebration is alive and well – and bigger than ever.

While The Junior League is perhaps best known for our work with programs supporting women and children – in areas like … Read more

Note to the Obamas – Time to Plan Your Garden?

If Michelle and Barack Obama are anything like most gardeners, they may use the downtime of the winter months to plan this year’s garden. In the spirit of non-partisanship — and to help them manage their obviously valuable time — we want to take this opportunity to offer a few planting tips... … Read more »