By: Bailey Oedewaldt As with many events this year, orientation for members transferring into the Junior League of Washington (JLW) went virtual. While the in-person community can be difficult to replicate online, the Transfer Committee went above and beyond to ensure members transferring into the League had an engaging session, with polls and chat features… Read More
By: Katie Hatfield, Active Member On Monday, September 14, the Junior League of Washington’s (JLW) Esprit Committee hosted a virtual Neighborhood Party. The event boasted over 80 attendees, which in a time of Zoom fatigue and constant moans of “You’re still on mute,” may seem daunting; however, the Esprit Committee handled the event with aplomb!… Read More
By: Hannah Overton, Active Member The Junior League of Washington (JLW) recognized that 2020 was an incredibly hard year for our members, the Washington, DC community, and the world. As the holiday season approached, Holiday Cocktail Party Co-Chairs Summer Bravo and Sarah Steinberg knew that while JLW’s holiday celebration would look a little different than… 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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