Olympian Dominique Dawes, others to speak at event highlighting women who are building change within their communities WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 11, 2023 – The Junior League of Washington (JLW), a non-profit organization of over 2,300 women whose mission is to advance women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training, today… Read More
By: Diane Berinstein When someone asks me about Rosh Hashanah my first thought is always the pots of honey that I’ll serve to usher in a sweet year! The holiday is not about meals and honey though. It’s a time for deep introspection and reflection, with the ten days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur… Read More
Rx Catering is one Black woman owned and operated business that we chose to showcase this August, National Black Business Month. Read more about owner and JLW member Cheron N. Reed, here: Cheron Reed, a native from the Midwest moved to the DC Metro area after graduating from Florida A&M University (FAMU) in 1998. While… 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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