Tag Archive: Junior League

What Can “We” Do About Human Trafficking?

It’s hard to remember now, but it was only recently that human trafficking – which is a growing global problem of enormous scale – was something that most people simply didn’t talk about. In fact, it was only in 2007 Read more

Advocacy in many forms at AJLI’s 91st Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

Though we don’t typically use this space to comment on the business of the Association, several magical things happened last month that we thought were worth sharing with a broader audience because they are intrinsic to the essence of women’s … Read more

No, It Isn’t True (But It Is Funny!)

Is isn't true, but it is funny!
Is isn't true, but it is funny!

What does it take to get The Junior League mentioned on the Op-Ed page of The New York Times and on Stephen Colbert’s show on Comedy Central—all in the same week? A political kerfuffle.

In case you missed it, according … Read more

Maybe that’s why they call it ‘seed money.’

National Nutrition Month may be over for this year, but let’s talk about our Kids in the Kitchen program, which is the recipient of a $75,000 award from Kashi as part of The Kashi REAL Project™, an initiative designed … Read more

How much is a Facebook ‘Like’ worth? (Try $10)

That’s what Kashi (think healthy food) will donate to The Junior League for every Facebook “Like” our members, community partners and friends provide until February 22, up to a total of $75,000. Whatever funds we receive – and we hope … Read more