A Done in A Day for the Dogs

One of the most popular DIADs of the 2018-2019 league year was a “Day for the Dogs” at The Vanderpump Dog Foundation, a 501c3 dog rescue organization founded by philanthropist and “Vanderpump Rules” reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump. On September 29, 2018, over 15 JLLA volunteers gathered at the Melrose Avenue rescue to work with… Read More

JLLA’s Community Placement: A Chance to Dive Deeper

In a city as large as Los Angeles, we all know there are immeasurable areas of need.  As the Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA), we have chosen foster youth and education as our focus areas, but we recognize that our members often have different communities of need that they would like to support.  For… Read More

JLLA Office Staff

The Junior League of Los Angeles has a team of staff members providing administrative and other support, allowing our members to focus on the projects and programs that support JLLA’s mission and values.

“Women in Leadership” Panelists Offer JLLA Members Life, Career Lessons

JLLA’s State Public Affairs Committee (CalSPAC) hosted a “Women in Leadership” panel held at Rainey House in March featuring Deputy Chief Kristin Crowley of the Los Angeles Fire Department and Chief Maria R. Gutierrez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Read more about the panel here.  

JLLA’s First Touch-A-Truck A Huge Success

In its inaugural year as the Junior League of Los Angeles’ (JLLA) primary spring fundraiser, the League’s April 14 Touch-A-Truck event not only went off without a hitch, but was a huge success. More than 16 civic and commercial vehicles and dozens of volunteers helped create a day of community engagement, education and entertainment alongside… Read More

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


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


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