JLLA ANNUAL MEETING AND MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | JUNE 2017

“And then, one fairy night, May became June.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald We had a great time celebrating the end of another inspiring League year during the JLLA Annual Meeting on May 23rd at the Jonathan Club in Downtown Los Angeles. The collective efforts of 1,100 JLLA members have improved the community through voluntarism, civic engagement,… Read More

#WCW SPOTLIGHT ON ANNE CLARK

This year JLLA is sharing personal stories from our members about why they have joined, why they continue their membership and what being a member means to them. Thank you Anne Clark for sharing! As a long time Active, I’m often asked how I stay engaged in JLLA. My perspective has been, I’ll keep being involved… Read More

#WCW SPOTLIGHT ON EMILY BOVE

Emily Bove is a women’s rights advocate currently serving as the Executive Director of Women Thrive Alliance, a DC-based global advocacy network of grassroots women’s rights and gender equality organizations. She has more than 10 years of experience working with communities and grassroots organizations in Indonesia, Cameroon, and the Caribbean. After finishing a Graduate Exchange… Read More

FLASHBACK TO JLLA’S COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP FORUM!

Homelessness, mental health and financial instability are just some of the immense barriers foster youth face in trying to obtain a quality education, an esteemed panel of guests concluded on December 2nd at the Junior League of Los Angeles’ Community Leadership Forum held at the Downtown Central Library. Every year, the Junior League of Los Angeles brings together members of the… Read More

JLLA TO PROMOTE LITERACY TO OVER 300 KIDS

Members of the Junior League of Los Angeles will read books, teach crafts and develop-literacy focused activities for over 300 children ages 3-6 and their families over the course of two days in March. The events will take place March 11th and March 25th to coincide with Read Across California Month, an initiative established by the State… Read More

A Look Back at Harvest Boutique!

The Junior League of Los Angeles hosted over 500 guests at its 17th Annual Harvest Boutique fundraiser on Sunday, November 20th, at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE. Guests enjoying sparkling wine courtesy of ONEHOPE. Photo courtesy of Carin Yates Photography. This year’s event featured a fun-filled day of shopping with over 50 unique… Read More

#TBT TO JLLA’S FIRST CHILDREN’S BUREAU SESSION OF THE NEW YEAR!

This past weekend JLLA members held their first Children’s Bureau session of the New Year! Thank you to everyone who participated! We’re looking forward to more amazing and engaging sessions! The Children’s Bureau first started in 1904 as a volunteer group which successfully advocated for legislation to protect children.  In 2008, Children’s Bureau opened its new… Read More

#WCW SPOTLIGHT ON CONGRESSMEMBER KAREN BASS

Karen Bass is our #wcw today! She is currently the U.S. Representative for California’s 37th congressional district. She is also the first black woman to hold the role of Speaker in any state Assembly. In California, Bass has focused on improving education facilities, health care and the foster care system. #differencemaker

#WCW SPOTLIGHT ON ERICA FORD

This year JLLA is sharing personal stories from our members about why they have joined, why they continue their membership and what being a member means to them. Thank you Erica Ford for sharing! I was born and raised in Southern California but briefly left for a job opportunity in Arizona. Upon moving back, I learned about the Junior League… Read More

#TBT TO OUR “DISCOVER YOU” PROJECT!

#TBT to November when some of our members held a fun graduation for the children participating in our Mar Vista Project! The graduation was to celebrate the kids accomplishments throughout the session. Our “Discover You” arts education program is comprised of creative arts workshops focused on improving the creativity and self-confidence of pre-teens. We’re excited to… Read More