JLW Blog: How I Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

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

JLW Blog: National Black Business Month Spotlight

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

Books Bring us Together: The Junior League of Washington Celebrates 20 Years of Partnership with the Library of Congress National Book Festival

By: Adeyinka Oyesile Ogunlegan Ahead of this year’s National Book Festival that will be taking place on August 12, 2023, let’s take a look back at last year’s event and the Junior League of Washington (JLW)’s involvement in it.  On September 3, 2022, authors, illustrators, and book lovers gathered at Walter E. Washington Convention Center… Read More

Recognizing JLW’s 2022-2023 Shining Stars – Volunteers Going Above and Beyond

By: Heather Callery Meet the Junior League of Washington’s 2022-2023 Shining Stars! JLW leadership has recognized these volunteers as having gone above and beyond in advancing JLW’s mission this League year. From meeting the needs of our community partners and their serviced populations, recruiting and welcoming new members, ensuring JLW’s smooth operation, sharing JLW’s priorities… Read More

5 Tips for Shaping a Successful Membership Path

By: Kayleigh Creswell While 7 years of service is the standard requirement to reach sustainer status, many active and sustainer members alike spend more years, if not decades, engaging with the Junior League of Washington. Everyone has their own individual reasons for why they find value in spending their limited free time and energy on… 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.

A Message from the President of JLW on January 6 Current Events

The Junior League of Washington is closely watching the events currently unfolding on the steps of the Capitol. We know that many members, staff, family, and friends of JLW work and live in the Capitol complex and surrounding neighborhoods. We are keeping each and every one of you in our thoughts. Please heed Mayor Bowser’s… Read More