By: Evie Clapp Junior League of Washington (JLW) members generously donate their time, talent, and treasure to the League and its community partners. This post highlights how one JLW member, Cassidy Herrold, Chair of the Graphic Design Committee of One, uses her professional skills when donating time and talent to the League. I virtually picked… Read More
By: Erika Burnett Originally founded by the Junior League of London in 2014, the Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) has grown in representation with over 80 Junior Leagues hosting their own LBDI events. JLW was excited, and proud, when Ways & Means Assistant Council Director, Katrina Washington, with the support of JLW’s Innovation & Incubation Committee,… Read More
By: Laura Collins Women in the Washington, DC, metro area join the Junior League of Washington (JLW) for many different reasons. Some are looking for an organization to serve the community at large and to give back, while others are seeking to develop leadership skills and to learn how to manage a small group of motivated… Read More
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Each year, JLW awards the Meg Graham Scholarship…Celebrating Service and Leadership to a graduating Washington, DC, senior who has demonstrated a commitment to voluntarism and community service. This volunteer service award was established in 1982 in honor of the late Reverend Margaret M. Graham, a former JLW member and former President of the Association of Junior Leagues International.
The Junior League of Washington is proud to invest in the Washington, DC, community through our targeted grants, scholarships, and other direct giving programs. Click here to learn more about our grants, and click here to learn more about our scholarships and other awards for students.
The Junior League of Washington hosts and supports a number of signature events each year, including the Library of Congress’s National Book Festival, Kids in the Kitchen, and the Bright Beginnings 5K, as well as League fundraisers like JLW Shops!, Holiday Shops, Tossed & Found, and Kitchen Tour.
The Junior League of Washington focuses its volunteer and financial resources on the complex issues of literacy – child, adult, and cultural. Through our Resolution Read project, we have placed nearly 125,000 books in the hands of DC-area children since 2011. Learn more about how your organization can benefit from this initiative.
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