Support JLW Community Partners This Holiday Season

Interested in helping our community partners this Thanksgiving and Holiday season? Listed alphabetically, you will find all the information you need to help. If you have additional questions about a specific drive, please reach out to the JLW or Community Partner contacts listed below.  Thanksgiving Drives A Wider Circle Thanksgiving Drive Items being collected: Canned… Read More

Junior League of Washington Celebrates 20 Years of Literacy Work with Continued Support for the Library of Congress’s National Book Festival

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

Back-to-School Nutritional Literacy for the Whole Family

In honor of the 20th anniversary of JLW’s literacy focus, we will highlight the different types of literacy each month on the blog.  August is Kids Eat Right Month, and whether you are getting your child ready to go back to school or you just have fond memories of the fresh start this time of… Read More

20 Books to Kick Off Our 20th Anniversary of Literacy

Saturday, July 13, 2019 It’s summer, and the Junior League of Washington (JLW) is celebrating 20 years of literacy as our focus area, so what better way to help you get through the next two months with 20 books you should add to your reading list? Members of the JLW Board, JLW staff and our… Read More

JLW Announces Annual Grant and Scholarship Recipients

Grants, book donations, and annual scholarship total more than $135,000 for organizations and individuals across the Washington, DC, area May 30, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Junior League of Washington (JLW) announced that it has awarded a total of $90,000 in major grant funding to Washington, DC, area nonprofit organizations, along with a number of… Read More

Sustainer Spotlight: Luciana Gray

Friday, May 24, 2019 Between You and Me: A Conversation with Luciana Gray Luciana Mashore Gray has been a member of the Junior League of Washington for 14 years. She has served as a volunteer for the Friends of the JLW (2015-16), Assistant Director for the Literacy Council (2010-11), Chair of Community Outreach (2010- 11),… Read More

Sustainer Spotlight: Megan Morgan Burgoyne

Friday, May 24, 2019 Between You and Me: a Conversation with Megan Morgan Burgoyne Megan Morgan Burgoyne has been a member of the Junior League of Washington for 15 years.  She has been an active volunteer from 2004-2017, serving on the Folger Shakespeare Library and Targeted Grants and Volunteer Resources (TGVR) Committees.  She was the… Read More

Meet The Nominating Slate!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 JLW’s Nominating Committee is the epitomy of empowered women empowering other women. This unique committee is a body of 11 women with leadership experience who identify and slate all League leaders for the following year. Our active members shape this committee by voting for its members each spring as part of… Read More

JLW Issues RFPs for Fundraising Strategy and Technology Modernization

May 1, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Junior League of Washington (JLW) is seeking responses to two separate requests for proposal focused on fund development and technology modernization of our Headquarters. Technology Modernization: The objective of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit competitive proposals for modernizing technology, including audiovisual and related services, at our… Read More