JLLA Surpasses LA Big 5K Fundraising Goal

Members of the Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA)  were thrilled to join for the fifth year in a row as a Participating Charity Partner with the LA Big 5K–and even more thrilled to find out they collectively raised over $87,000. This year’s race took place Saturday, March 17th, at 8:00 am at Dodger Stadium in… Read More

JLLA’S FIRST-YEAR MEMBERS HELP KIDS THRIVE THROUGH LITERACY

The Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) hosted Thrive Through Literacy events with partner organizations throughout Los Angeles this April to engage young readers and promote literacy skills. Many children in Los Angeles County are not reading at grade level. Lack of books in the home, parents who don’t model reading and language barriers are… Read More

Braving the Storm with Tori Murden Mcclure

The Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) kicked off 2018 with an inspiring talk from Tori Murden McClure, the first woman and the first American to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She is also the first woman and first American to ski to the geographic South Pole. Murden McClure’s speech was part of JLLA’s… Read More

JLLA HOSTS PUBLIC POLICY SALON

Cristina Garcia, who has served in the California State Assembly since being first elected in 2012, joined the Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) for a Legislative Salon this December. The Assemblymember, who represents California’s 58th Assembly District, dedicates her work to  issues affecting women, children and families. Assemblymember Garcia explained how legislation is created… Read More

WHY TRAINING IS AT THE HEART OF JLLA

he Training & Education Committee supports the mission of the Junior League of Los Angeles  (JLLA) by delivering multi-faceted, relevant and flexible trainings structured to create empowered volunteers and community leaders.  The Training & Education Committee provides personal & professional development trainings as well as trainings aligned with JLLA’s “7 tenants of Leadership Core Competencies.” This League… Read More

A LETTER FROM OUR PRESIDENT

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time;  they just have the heart.” ~Elizabeth Andrew At the end of each year with the Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) I’m always impressed by the achievements of our volunteers. Our members contribute more than 60,000 hours of their “free time” annually to build a better Los Angeles… Read More

VINTAGE JLLA COOKBOOK CHRONICLES: SUNSHINE CAKE

Hello, Junior Leaguers! Last Junior League year, the Publications Committee came across fabulous recipes of yesteryear and thought it would be fun to try a few select recipes and share the results! Today, we are working with Sunshine Cake. Despite the charming recipe name, the recipe itself produced a bit of internal anxiety.  Why was… Read More

ADVOCACY IN ACTION: JLLA’S 2017 CIVIC LEADERSHIP FORUM

The Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) is devoted to fostering change and developing women as leaders in the Los Angeles community. The 2017 Civic Leadership Forum (CLF), took place on November 4th at Mount Saint Mary’s University Doheny Campus and brought together JLLA members and leaders from community-based organizations for an impactful day of learning… Read More

A NOTE TO NEW MEMBERS: WHY JLLA?

Nearly 100 interested women have already attended JLLA recruitment events this year, with just a few sessions remaining. What makes the Junior League of Los Angeles such a special organization for women to grow and thrive? One of our current JLLA members, Victoria Gordon, recently shared her JLLA story: “I joined the Junior League of… Read More