Supporting the Whole Woman with CFLS

By: Robyn Rudish-Laning The current focus of the Junior League of Washington (JLW) on improving literacy in the Washington, DC, area takes on many shapes beyond the image of teaching children to read that often comes to mind. The League’s work with Community Family Life Services (CFLS), a nonprofit that works to help low-income and… Read More

Incredible things happen when women work together, part deux

By: Laura Collins This is the second in a two-part post series spotlighting women who met through the League.  We hope Jacqueline Frederick-Maturo, Melissa Miller, Rachel Oster, and Kara Roney’s story inspires you and reminds you of the incredible things that happen when women work together. How did you meet? Frederick-Maturo: The four of us… Read More

Thank you for registering for Women’s Leadership Breakfast (WLB)!

We have confirmed your ticket purchase. If you are attending WLB in person, please let us know if you have any food allergies or preferences. We will do our best to accommodate all requests. Note: the meal includes a vegetable egg frittata, bacon, sausage, home fries, breakfast breads, and seasonal fruit. If you have questions… Read More

Cassidy Herrold: Donating Creative Time and Talent to JLW

By: Evie Clapp Junior League of Washington (JLW) members generously donate their time, talent, and treasure to the League and its community partners. This post highlights how one JLW member, Cassidy Herrold, Chair of the Graphic Design Committee of One, uses her professional skills when donating time and talent to the League. I virtually picked… Read More

Volunteers Impact Horton’s Kids

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

Junior League of Washington Provides Volunteer Support to Library of Congress’ National Book Festival for 19th Consecutive Year

Continued support for the event is a refreshing constant in unprecedented times.  WASHINGTON, DC (September 16, 2021) – In the spirit of tradition, the Junior League of Washington (JLW) today announced the organization will provide  volunteer support for the Library of Congress’ National Book Festival, taking place September 17-26, 2021. After nearly two decades of… Read More