Fireworks and hunger?

The American celebration of July 4th is more than picnics and parties of course, but let’s face it…plentiful amounts of food are a big piece of it.

So, let’s talk about hunger, particularly for children, and let’s talk about … Read more

Let’s talk about something we don’t talk about much. Period.

April 7th was the World Health Organization’s World Health Day; what better time to talk about menstrual health and hygiene?

The traditionally taboo nature of this topic is changing. One sign of that is the emergence of a … Read more

What is poverty?

You already know the answer, really. You’ve heard the stories. You’ve seen the statistics. You’ve seen it used as a political talking point.
But are you “aware” of poverty in terms of how it actually impacts people?

That’s the goal … Read more

So what color is your dress?

Ever since Mary Harriman (and early League members like Eleanor Roosevelt) worked with poor immigrant families in New York City more than 100 years ago, Junior Leagues have worked to create awareness of the impact of poverty on women and Read more