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
By: Kertisha Dixon In 2020, Caroline Malone graduated from The George Washington University with a desire to work for a community-based organization in Washington, DC, and an eagerness to combat systemic racism and its effect on communities of color. At Horton’s Kids (HK), Malone found the perfect fit as its Senior Development and Volunteer Coordinator.… Read More
By: Maggie Jo Buchanan When it comes to the Junior League of Washington’s (JLW) Get On Board (GOB) training program, Betsy Bennett says that the results speak for themselves: “Boards email us all the time” when in need of new members. Bennett is a current JLW member and the former chair of the Leadership Institute,… 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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