WHAT Junior League of Washington’s Readers2Leaders: Empowering Women Through Literacy Adult Literacy Fair A free, one-of-a-kind professional development event is designed to equip Washington, DC-area women with the literacy tools needed to thrive at home, at work, and throughout their lives. WHEN Saturday, October 19 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. WHERE University of the District… Read More
First Round Opportunity Grants Due September 27 September 16, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) — The Junior League of Washington (JLW) today announced the opening of its 2019-2020 opportunity grant application period for programs and projects in the Washington, DC, area. Interested organizations are invited to submit an application for our first round no later than September… Read More
JLW Volunteers Serve as a Critical Source of Festival Volunteers for the 17th year August 29, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) — As the Junior League of Washington (JLW) celebrates 20 years of dedicating its resources to improving literacy in the greater Washington, DC, community, JLW volunteers will continue its 17-year-long partnership with the Library of Congress’s National… Read More
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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