JLW Blog: Reaching Out With Member Outreach

By: LeaAnn Kutz The Member Outreach Committee (MOC) was created in the 2009-2010 league year to ensure Junior League of Washington (JLW) members are provided with the types of events and training they need to successfully volunteer within the community and to provide opportunities to better serve JLW members through engagement and feedback. For the… Read More

JLW Blog: How Sustainers Stayed Connected During COVID-19

By: Molly DiGiammarino Despite COVID-19, sustainers found new and creative ways to stay connected with each other and the Junior League of Washington (JLW). In late May 2020, while helping clean up from Tossed & Found, Barbara Franklin, chair of the Sustainer Committee, said she was inspired by the relationship that had been built between… Read More

JLW Blog: Virtual JLW, Creative Responses Lead to Lasting Impact

By: Meredith Tierney Shields In a virtual year, the Junior League of Washington’s many committees from community to in-league to fundraising have adjusted rapidly in order to keep the League’s mission alive and provide support to our community at a critical moment of need. Though there have been challenges, there have also been some unexpected… Read More

Kids in the Kitchen Part 2: “Cool in the Kitchen?”

Welcome to the second installment of JLW’s virtual Kids in the Kitchen event! This week’s information centers on how kids can learn the basics of kitchen safety, knife skills, how to properly prepare produce, and food safety rules.

JLW Kicks Off 2021’s Kids in the Kitchen

Each year, the Junior League of Washington hosts a spring Kids in the Kitchen event for the Washington, DC community that showcases ways kids can eat smart and make healthy choices. Due to the pandemic, our event looks a little different this year. While we are saddened we can’t be with you in person, we… Read More

JLW Stands with the AAPI Community

The Junior League of Washington has released the following statement on this week’s vicious attacks against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. We join the Association of Junior Leagues International in condemning these actions.

JLW Welcomes New Transfer Members – Virtually!

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

Blog: Esprit “Virtual” Neighborhood Party

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